London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
A Comparative View of the Form and Character of the English Racer and Saddle-Horse during the last and present centuries. London: Thomas Hookham, 1836. 4° (290 x 230mm), 18 lithographed plates by C. Hullmandel mostly after George Stubbs, on india paper, mounted, errata slip at end (plate IV torn cleanly torn and repaired and with light waterstain, mount to the same plate soiled, some light spotting and soiling elsewhere, mainly to mounts rather than plates, plate V also waterstained, some browning to text), original green cloth with printed label on spine (discolouration at lower corners of covers, spine torn with loss at head). Provenance: Albert Goodmans (signature on front free endpaper; some 19th-century pencil annotation).
SCARCE. No sale is recorded by ABPC since 1984. Huth p.127; Mellon/Podeschi 150.
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