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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 166

    The Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette; a Magazine. London: for Sherwood, Neely and Jones, January 1822-May 1828. 13 volumes, 8°, 153 plates and portraits, most engraved, 54 hand-coloured, after Samuel Alken and others, a few folding or double-page (lacks the final issue for June 1828, short tears in a few half-titles, oilstain in lower fore-corners of vol. VI, a little offsetting and a few light stains elsewhere), contemporary half calf (heavily rubbed). Provenance: Admiral Palmer (signature at head of title in vol. I) -- William Beamish Beaumont (armorial bookplate).

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    The Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette; a Magazine. London: for Sherwood, Neely and Jones, January 1822-May 1828. 13 volumes, 8°, 153 plates and portraits, most engraved, 54 hand-coloured, after Samuel Alken and others, a few folding or double-page (lacks the final issue for June 1828, short tears in a few half-titles, oilstain in lower fore-corners of vol. VI, a little offsetting and a few light stains elsewhere), contemporary half calf (heavily rubbed). Provenance: Admiral Palmer (signature at head of title in vol. I) -- William Beamish Beaumont (armorial bookplate).

    Originally issued in monthly parts, with every six numbers forming a volume. Schwerdt I, pp. 32-35: "ranks immediately after the Sporting Magazine and has the additional attraction of a number of coloured plates"; Tooley 64. (13)


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