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Alken, Henry, and others.
'FLOWERS FROM NATURE &C. &C.' [AND OTHER WORKS; A COLLECTION OF FORTY ONE HAND COLOURED CARICATURES AND HUMOROUS PLATES]. THOMAS MCLEAN, 1823-1825
Estimate
2,0003,000
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247
Alken, Henry, and others.
'FLOWERS FROM NATURE &C. &C.' [AND OTHER WORKS; A COLLECTION OF FORTY ONE HAND COLOURED CARICATURES AND HUMOROUS PLATES]. THOMAS MCLEAN, 1823-1825
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 2,500 GBP
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Alken, Henry, and others.
'FLOWERS FROM NATURE &C. &C.' [AND OTHER WORKS; A COLLECTION OF FORTY ONE HAND COLOURED CARICATURES AND HUMOROUS PLATES]. THOMAS MCLEAN, 1823-1825

oblong folio (256 x 360mm.), 41 hand-coloured plates by Henry Alken and M.E., twentieth-century half calf over red cloth boards


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Literature

Tooley (1954) 21 (British Proverbs), 39 (Involuntary Thoughts), 59 (Tutor's Assistant)

Catalogue Note

The 41 coloured plates are from the following works by Henry Alken: Flowers from Nature, (6 plates and letterpress title); Drawing Book (3 plates); Symptons (3 plates); British Proverbs (6 plates); Involuntary Thoughts (8 plates); uncaptioned series of soldiers with their horses (2 plates); Comparitive Knights (2 plates); Tutors Assistant (6 plates); together with 5 plates by "M.E." titled: A Helping Hand; New Way to pay old debts; A Morning Call; The Feeling Heart; and Killing no Murder.

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