拍品 26
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DOUGHTY, JOHN, & THOMAS DOUGHTY. 'THE CABINET OF NATURAL HISTORY AND AMERICAN RURAL SPORTS'. PHILADELPHIA: PUBLISHED BY J. DOUGHTY, 1830, 1832, 1833

估價
3,000 - 5,000 USD
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描述

  • 'The Cabinet of Natural History and American Rural Sports'. Philadelphia: Published by J. Doughty, 1830, 1832, 1833 
  • Paper, ink, leather
Three volumes bound in one, 4to (10 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.; 275 x 227mm). 3 engraved titles, 2 engraved portraits, and 57 plates after Thomas Doughty and others, 54 of which hand-colored, in-text wood engravings; some browning, staining and foxing, a few leaves with short marginal tears, some plates and leaves repaired, 1 plate supplied (vol. II, plate 18). Later quarter burgundy morocco over marbled boards, spine with raised bands in six compartments, second with gilt-titled black morocco label, others with repeat gilt floral diamond pattern, edges stained red; edges worn.

出版

Bennett 35; Gee 132; Henderson, 'Early American Sport' 40; Howes D433; Litchfield 19; Phillips 69; Reese, 'American Color Plate Books' 12

拍品資料及來源

First edition. The "first major sport print colorplate book produced in America" (Bennett). Thomas Doughty was a famous painter of the day, and the founding father of the Hudson River School.  
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