• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 148


    Price Realised  



    Nimrod's Northern Tour, descriptive of the Principal Hunts in Scotland and the North of England. London: Walter Spiers, 1838. 8°, 8 advertisement leaves at the end, russet morocco by E.T., 1902, intricate design of interlacing lines with a trefoil at each point in compartments of spine, larger version on sides with some of the trefoils composed of green morocco inlays, top edges gilt, others uncut. FIRST EDITION. Schwerdt I, p. 40.

    Hunting Reminiscences, London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1843. 8°, additional engraved title, frontispiece, 9 maps and 4 plates, original pictorial cloth gilt, uncut (spine rather rubbed, contents becoming loose). FIRST EDITION. Schwerdt I, p. 36.

    With: Nimrod's Hunting Tours, 1835; Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, 1835, fifth edition; The Chace, the Turf, and the Road, 1837; another copy of Hunting Reminiscences, 1843; and 12 others by "Nimrod". (18)

    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Special Notice

    No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.