London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
MARMADUKE MARKWELL, pseudonym
Advice to Sportsmen, Rural or Metropolitan, Noviciates or Grown Persons; with anecdotes of the most renowned shots of the day. London: Thomas Tegg, 1809. 12°, half title, hand-coloured lithographed frontispiece and 15 plates after Thomas Rowlandson (lightly browned, occasional light offsetting from plates, some plate margins a little thumb-soiled), contemporary boards, paper label on spine, uncut (extremities rubbed, a little soiled). Provenance: William Jeffery Gadsden (book-label).
FIRST EDITION. Schwerdt II, pp.14-15: "an attractive book with humorous plates by the foremost caricaturist of this date. Rare in good condition, and with plates in contemporary colouring"; Tooley 407.
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