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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 15

    HENRY ALKEN

    Price Realised  

    HENRY ALKEN

    Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders. London: S. and J. Fuller, 1 September 1815 [final plate watermarked J. Whatman 1819]. Oblong 2° (266 x 357mm), engraved title and 7 hand-coloured engraved plates (slight marginal spotting and soiling), contemporary straight-grained green morocco and marbled boards (extremities rubbed). Provenance: C.F.G.R. Schwerdt (bookplate).

    THE FIRST OF HENRY ALKEN'S COLOUR-PLATE BOOKS. Schwerdt's copy but not the copy in his catalogue. Schwerdt I, p. 20; Tooley 44.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    II. Hunting and Riding