Cooke, E W (1811-1880)
50 Plates of Shipping and Craft...
mod. hand col. copper engraving; drawn and etched by E W Cooke; exc cond.
Beautifully executed hand-coloured copper engravings of Sailing Ships, drawn and etched by E.W.Cooke (1811-1880) who at the tender age of nine, engraved some botanical plates, amongst others, for Loudon’s Encyclopedia of Plants, but turned to maritime themes from 1825.