• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6


    Price Realised  


    Sketches at Lord's nos. 1-12, Small Series.
    twelve hand-colured lithographed portraits on three sheets, London: J.C. Anderson and F. Lillywhite, 1852, sheet size 464 x 357mm. (two mounts waterstained at bottom margin), framed and glazed.

    The subjects are Henry Dark, William Caldercourt, Hillyer, Martingell, Alfred Mynn, Wisden, Fuller Pilch, Samson, Box, George Parr, Joseph Guy, and Clarke. Wisden and Box had not appeared before. These prints are uncommon in their original form, Down noting that they "are nearly always found singly now". Down Sketches at Lord's p. 32, nos. 12-14. (3)

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