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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 165

    HENRY ALKEN

    Price Realised  

    HENRY ALKEN

    The National Sports of Great Britain. London: Methuen, 1903. 2°, coloured lithographic additional title and 50 coloured plates after Henry Alken, text in English and French (one plate with marginal tear touching plate mark, some light marginal spotting and occasional thumb-soiling), original cloth, top edges gilt, others uncut (spine frayed and faded, corners worn). A reprint of the first edition of 1823. Tooley 42; and a facsimile of the 1807 edition of Orme's Collection of British Field Sports Illustrated, [1955], with coloured lithographs after Samuel Howitt. (2)


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