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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 181

    SAMUEL HOWITT

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    SAMUEL HOWITT

    A New Work of Animals, principally designed from the Fables of Aesop, Gay, and Phaedrus. London: Edward Orme, 1811. 4° (264 x 215mm). 56 etched plates by and after Samuel Howitt (some spotting and offsetting to title, occasional light mainly marginal spotting), original pink paper boards with printed label on upper cover (upper cover detached, spine worn). Provenance: Arthur Mountjoy Dunne (armorial bookplate) -- Sir Joseph Scott (old signature on front pastedown).

    With 3 other books illustrated by Howitt: Groups of Animals (London, 1811, 44 plates); British Preserve (London, 1824, 36 plates); and Miscellaneous Etchings, Old & New, new edition (London, [n.d.], 50 plates). (4)


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