1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
ALFRED CHANTREY COURBOULD
The Corbould Sporting Alphabet. London: Bradbury, Agnew, . Oblong 4° (270 x 362mm), hand-coloured additional title and 53 plates after Courbould, 26 printed in green and 27 hand-coloured including the tail-piece, original cloth-backed pictorial boards, gilt edges (corners rubbed, inner hinges split), slipcase. Schwerdt I, p. 120.
LUCAS, Henry Frederick Lucas. The Fox Hunting Alphabet. [no imprint: c. 1900]. Oblong 2° (449 x 303mm), illustrated title-page and 27 coloured plates after Lucas including the tail-piece (two plates cleanly torn, plates "R" and "W" slightly damaged at bottom margin), original green cloth lettered in gilt (somewhat soiled, front inner hinges split). NUMBER 78 OF 300 COPIES signed by the artist.
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