FOTHERINGHAM, J.F. 'SPORTING SKETCHES AND SCENES IN INDIA'. [LONDON]: C. MOODY, 
2,500 - 3,000 USD
- 'Sporting Sketches and Scenes in India'. [London]: C. Moody, 
- Paper, ink, leather
Oblong folio (12 3/4 x 19 in.; 324 x 482mm). Lithographic title-page, address leaf, letterpress text, 7 lithographic plates by Fotheringham, one hand-colored; foxing, closed marginal tear to text leaf. Full green calf, boards with multiple rules and elaborate floral borders, all gilt, gilt title to upper board, flat spine gilt-lettered; rebacked to style, overall rubbed with loss to morocco and gilt. [With]: 'Sketches and Scenes in India'. [London]: C. Moody, . Oblong folio (13 9/16 x 19 3/4 in.; 345 x 502mm). Dedication leaf, address leaf, letterpress text, 7 hand-colored lithographic plates by Fotheringham; lacking title, some foxing. Full red cloth, gilt title to upper cover; overall rubbed with loss to corners, some fraying, soiling. In green cloth covered clamshell case.
First edition. Though given different titles when bound, present here are two sets of the same text and plates—one uncolored and one in its colored state. According to Schwerdt, 'Sporting Sketches and Scenes in India' is "one of the few books dealing with the 'chase of the wild boar in the east'."