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The Complaint, and the Consolation: or, Night Thoughts
by Edward Young, published by Richard Edwards, London, 1797

book: 43 hand-coloured etched and engraved plates, letterpress, 112 pages, gilt-embossed cardboard and leather cover, stitched binding
42.8 × 31.7 cm (each) (sheet) 43.0 × 34.2 × 2.9 cm (closed) 43.0 × 66.0 × 2.9 cm (open)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Bentley Supp. 515 Copy Y; Essick 1991, IV; Butlin & Gott 51; Butlin and Gott, no. 51; Bentley, Supplement, Copy Y
bookplate pasted inside front cover c.: EX LIBRIS ROBERT CARL / & MARION OAK STICHT / 1909
label pasted inside front cover l.r.: ANGUS & ROBERTSON, / 89 CASTLEREAGH ST., SYDNEY / BETWEEN KING & MARKET STS.
inscribed (diagonally) in pencil on reverse of front end paper c.: RS / 1904 / (Felton) (in Sticht's hand)
inscribed in pen and ink on 3rd front end paper u.c.: William àBeckett / from Benjamin (Stiner or Hines?)
inscribed (diagonally) in pencil on last end paper l.l.: 3129 (in an oval) / LW(?) R.S. 568 (568 in an oval) / Sydn 1904 (in Sticht's hand)
Accession Number
International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1989
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display