Auction: 22066 - Historical Documents, Postal History & Autographs - Featuring the Robin Hunt Collection
The Robin Hunt Collection
British produced publications (2): broadsheet (335x480) mounted within card, titled "Massacre of the French King" with very fine vignette (220x130mm.) depicting the beheading of King Louis XVI, inscribed "La Guillotine, or the Modern Beheading Machine at Paris. By which the unfortunate Louis XVI. (Late King of France) suffered on the Scaffold, January 21st, 1793", printed by the Minerva Press for William Lane at Leadenhall Street, London, some minor foxing and a few paper faults otherwise in good state of preservation and of striking appearance; Also "Sentence and Execution of Louis XVI", printed by M. Brown at the Newcastle Advertiser Officer, some peripheral paper loss though the text entirely legible.
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