1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
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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