Sporting Scrap Book. Henry Alken.

Sporting Scrap Book

London: Thomas McLean, [1824]. Alken, Henry. First edition. Hardcover. No text. 27 x 19 cm. 50 hand-colored plates, many with multiple images, of the fifty plates, twenty are full paged sporting scenes, well drawn and nicely coloured, and printed on heavy paper. All plates printed recto only. Bright, clean copy, most plates titled at head, the frontispiece , "Wild Fowl Shooting." DIXON 67; MELLON/PODESCHI 120. Orig. deep rose boards, front cover text within rectangular border, backstrip rebacked in modern red morocco with red morocco corners housed in red cloth chemise in matching half red morocco slipcase, the latter with raised bands, spines lettered and decorated in gilt. Fine. Item #20602

Price: $2,500.00

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