• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 159

    ALKEN, Henry, illustrator (1784-1851). [Hunting Sketches. London: H. Humphrey, 1811]. 6 hand-colored aquatint plates by Alken. Oblong 4o. Contemporary half morocco. -- [APPERLEY, Charles J.]. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1835. 8o. 12 hand-colored plates by Alken. Original cloth; morocco pull-off case. FIRST EDITION. Tooley 66. -- The Beauties and Defects in the Figure of the Horse. London: James Toovery, 1881. 8o. 18 hand- colored plates by Alken. Original cloth-backed boards. FIRST EDITION. Tooley 20.

    Price Realised  

    ALKEN, Henry, illustrator (1784-1851). [Hunting Sketches. London: H. Humphrey, 1811]. 6 hand-colored aquatint plates by Alken. Oblong 4o. Contemporary half morocco. -- [APPERLEY, Charles J.]. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1835. 8o. 12 hand-colored plates by Alken. Original cloth; morocco pull-off case. FIRST EDITION. Tooley 66. -- The Beauties and Defects in the Figure of the Horse. London: James Toovery, 1881. 8o. 18 hand- colored plates by Alken. Original cloth-backed boards. FIRST EDITION. Tooley 20.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of H. Richard Dietrich, Jr.