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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
The Pleasures of Human Life was written in response to the craze for 'Miseries of...' prints and stories that were first published in a book by the Revd James Beresford. John Britton (pseud. Hilari Benevolus) had his satirical take on the everyday discomfitures and inconveniences of life illustrated by Thomas Rowlandson, with a frontispiece and title-page etched by William Bond.