The works of James Gillray

The works of James Gillray, the caricaturist, by Thomas Wright,  Chatto & Windus, London, 1874. Layton Collection no 393

This volume introduced Gillray to a wider public than the 1851 folio edition of Gillray’s images of which Wright had been co-author. The book contains two portraits of Gillray and over 400 illustrations. Layton collected numerous illustrated books and books with decorative bindings, covering the arts, engineering and natural sciences.