[Apperley, Charles James]
600 - 900 GBP
bidding is closed
- The Life of a Sportsman. By Nimrod. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1842
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (with four plates mounted and with captions), 8vo (235 x 142mm.), hand-coloured aquatint title and 35 plates by Henry Alken, modern red morocco gilt, gilt edges
Mellon & Podeschi 167; Schwerdt I:36; Tooley (1954) 65
"Considered by many to be the premier coloured plate sporting book in the 19th century" (Tooley).