13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 4


Davison (W.) 1781-1858.
A collection of thirty-four caricatures, printed and published by William Davison of Alnwick comprising:
Nos. 2, 4 and 17, (mounted, framed and glazed, numbers not visible);
No. 3, 20, 23, 29, 30, [Scotsman and smoking native with tobacco leaves], (hand-coloured, mounted);
Nos. 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28, 32, 35, 44, (mounted);
Nos. 11, 27, 16, 18, 18, (unmounted sheet);
No. 25 (printed in red, unmounted sheet).

Alnwick, 1812 - 1817, printed in black other than the second no. 25, image approx 135mm x 220mm, title under each image apart from the tobacco image, some numbered, numbers of those without, taken from the Wikipedia list. (34)

Sold for £300
Estimated at £100 - £200


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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