Lot 13
  • 13

[Apperley, Charles James]

Estimate
600 - 900 GBP
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688 GBP
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Description

  • The Life of a Sportsman. By Nimrod. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1842
  • Paper
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

Literature

Mellon & Podeschi 167; Schwerdt I:36; Tooley (1954) 65

Catalogue Note

"Considered by many to be the premier coloured plate sporting book in the 19th century" (Tooley).
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