- Creator: Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851.
- Title: Series of very spirited etchings of gigs and their drivers / by Alken.
- Published:[ London] : [publisher not identified], [182-]
Quarto 724 820Al
Acquired April 2019
Extra-illustrated copy with eight engravings on ten inserted sheets. A list of the additions written in Morris’s hand(?): The Strawberry Hill copy illustrated with the following engravings: Portrait of Horace Walpole … Henry VIII .. Facsimiles of the signatures of Henry VIII & Edward VI. Portrait of Princess Mary, Marie Stuart reine d’Ecosse, décapitée … Arms of Thomas Holland … Thomas Mowbray .. Portrait of John Howard … Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey … Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk.
53 N763 769 Copy 2
Acquired November 2018
33 10B Copy 8
Acquired February 2017
Extra-illustrated with ninety-one engraved portratis and views, most inlaid to size. Acidic newspaper clippings attached to some preliminary leaves with offset.
225 884S Copy 6
Acquired July 2016
Formerly owned and bound by Horace Walpole, gifted to an unknown recipient with note ‘Ex dono editoris Mr. Horace Walpole’; also with a few 19th century booksellers’ notes on end leaves. Purchased in the 19th century by the then Earl of Orford and remained at Wolterton until sold at Christie’s in December 1989 by Lord Walpole.
Quarto 33 7 Copy 12
Acquired June 2013
Acquired November 2007