OLD ENGLISH SPORTING PRINTS AND THEIR HISTORY

By: NEVILL, RALPH ; HOLME, GEOFFREY (EDITOR)

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In Protective plain cardboard box with red Title block & Gilt titles.Book Red Buckram boards with gilt titles and decs. to spine and front board. 320x260mm. Blue illustrated end papers with woodcut hunting scene. Head and tail bands, top edge Gilt. xv + 22PP + 103 plates of which 46 tipped in colour with titled tissue guards. One of a limited edition of 1,500 of which 1,000 for the British Empire and 500 for America. Features famous sporting prints by artists such as Henry Alken; Bartolozzi, M, Egerton, T Fielding, John Harris; T Hassell; Samuel Howitt; Charles Hunt; George Hunt; John Dean Paul; James Pollard; R G Reeve; Thomas Rowlandson; George Stubbs; F.C.Turner; William Ward; William Woollett etc including Fishing, Mail Coaches and The Turf as well as Hunting Pursuits. Publisher's promo. flyers for three other books loosely laid in. A superb copy in it's original dust jacket and box. Near Fine/Near Fine. (Book- no previous owner name or insc. A few very light and occasional sporadic foxing spots. Dust Jacket - a little light creasing to front panel at top corner, no notable shelf soiling, now in a proprietary easily removable protective sleeve. Box- good- rubbing loss to paper covered card at extremities and corner repairs with tape inside] N.B.Unfortunate heavy Vol. Extra postage will be sort for oversea orders Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.