London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
The Sporting Repository, containing Horse-Racing, Hunting, Coursing ... Pugilism. Anecdotes on Sporting Subjects ... and a Great Variety of Miscellaneous Articles. London: for Thomas McLean, 1822. Volume I, nos 1-6 [all published], 8°, 19 hand-coloured aquatint plates after H. Alken and J. Barenger by G. and T. Hunt (opening leaves slightly stained and torn at margins with some repairs, a few other repairs to text margins later on), original boards with paper spine label, uncut (recased with new endpapers, repair to lower cover, joints slightly split).
FINE PLATES whose subjects include fox-hunting, racing, shooting and coaching scenes. Schwerdt II p. 212: "The first and only edition of a rare and valuable magazine".
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