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Butler, T.
[PORTRAITS OF RACE HORSES WITH THEIR PEDIGREES, ACHIEVEMENTS, ETC.] LONDON: T. BUTLER, CA. 1747–1753 
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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289
Butler, T.
[PORTRAITS OF RACE HORSES WITH THEIR PEDIGREES, ACHIEVEMENTS, ETC.] LONDON: T. BUTLER, CA. 1747–1753 
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 USD
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Butler, T.
[PORTRAITS OF RACE HORSES WITH THEIR PEDIGREES, ACHIEVEMENTS, ETC.] LONDON: T. BUTLER, CA. 1747–1753 
Oblong folio (13 1/4 x 18 1/4 in.; 337 x 464 mm). 24 engraved and etched plates after Thomas Spencer and others by H. Roberts and others; foxing, a number with neatly repaired tears and marginal reinforcement. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards; rebacked, extremities worn.
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Literature

Lane, British Racing Prints 168; Siltzer, British Sporting Prints 389; Sparrow, British Sporting Artists 77

Catalogue Note

A SCARCE SERIES OF ENGLISH EQUESTRIAN PORTRAITS. The subjects of the plates are Fox, Squirril, Sebbury, Brokelsby Betty, Volunteer, Othello, Starling, Crab. Bay Bolten, Lath, Basto, Carlisle, Second, Young Cartouche, Spanking Roger, Bonny Black, Bal'd Charlotte, Creeping Molly, Lamprie, Childers, Fearnought, Conqueror, Old Scar, and Old Cartouche.

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