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The Coffin Expedition or Boney's Invincible Armada Half Seas Over by  Charles] [Williams - Paperback - First Edition - 1804 - from Temple Rare Books (SKU: 000417)

The Coffin Expedition or Boney's Invincible Armada Half Seas Over

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The Coffin Expedition or Boney's Invincible Armada Half Seas Over

by [Williams, Charles]

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  • Paperback
  • First
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London: S.W. Fores, 1804. Hand-coloured caricature, approximately 360mm x 245mm. Slightly creased with a couple of small tears to top edge, top left hand corner missing with slight loss, (now repaired). 'The Coffin Expedition' shows French sailors wearing bonnet rouges sailing in cannon laden coffins with skulls for mastheads ('Boney's crest, a skull without brains'), with one 'boat' sinking and the others being closed in on by the British navy in the background, with one French sailor exclaiming 'Oh de Corsican Bougre, was make dese Gun Boats on purpose for our Funeral'. Williams was Fores' chief caricaturist, see Houfe, page 348. First Edition. Unbound. Good. Illus. by Williams, Charles. 4to (Oblong).

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Bookseller
Temple Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
000417
Title
The Coffin Expedition or Boney's Invincible Armada Half Seas Over
Author
[Williams, Charles]
Illustrator
Williams, Charles
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
S.W. Fores
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1804
Keywords
noisbn, Caricatures, Bonaparte, Williams
Size
4to (Oblong)

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