Six illustrations to Washington Irving's 'Tales of a Traveller'; after Stothard; vignettes; lettered state; part of an album. 1824 Page 65; a man wearing a soft cap pushing open a door, to find an elf wearing his night gown and cap and playing with the bellows, the chair and stool prancing round the room and an imp playing with the shovel and tongs; by Heath. German Student; page 75; a man holding an umbrella, looking down to left at a woman sitting in disarray at the foot of steps leading to a guillotine, head in her hands; by Heath. 'The Young Italian', page 163; a young man holding a plumed hat, standing below a window terrace and looking up to right at a woman standing leaning over the parapet; by Heath. 'The Young Robber'; page 208 vol. 2; a young man holding a dagger, looking furtively over his shoulder and kneeling on the left beside a young woman lying asleep on a grass verge; by Edwards. 'Walfert Webber or Golden Dreams'; page 299, vol. 2; six men gathered around a table, a young man on the left half rising from his chair and looking at the one opposite, who wears a sailor's coat and tricorn; another has a patch over one eye; by Watt. 'Wolfert Webber', page 390; a man with plume and papers, sitting on the end of a bed of an invalid, who sits up, scratching his head, while a woman standing on the left wipes her eyes on the bed curtains, and another sitting next to her looks away; by Edwards. Etching and engraving, printed on chine collé
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