Sporting sketches : consisting of subjects relating to sports of the field ... : the whole illustrative of landscape scenery

Title
Sporting sketches : consisting of subjects relating to sports of the field ... : the whole illustrative of landscape scenery / by Henry Alken.
Author
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851.
Publication
London : Published by S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, [1817-1818].
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Description
6 pts. (art prints) : lithograph, hand-col.; 28 x 44 cm.
Note
  • Schwerdt describes original issue: 6 pts. (36 art prints, dated Feb. 1, 1817-Feb. 2, 1818) issued in paper covers numbered 1-6; advertisement on p. [2] of covers has date 1816.
  • Cover title; engraved title (letters composed of sporting motifs): Sporting sketches / by H. Alken. London : S. & J. Fuller, Augst. 1, 1817.
  • "This work will be completed in six monthly numbers, each number containing six plates"--Cover.
Indexed In (note)
  • Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting,
Call Number
Arents BIP+ (Alken, H. Sporting 1817) 84-57
Author
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851.
Title
Sporting sketches : consisting of subjects relating to sports of the field ... : the whole illustrative of landscape scenery / by Henry Alken.
Imprint
London : Published by S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, [1817-1818].
Indexed In:
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, I, 25-26.
Local Note
Arents copy: 6 pts. (61 art prints, dated Feb. 1, 1817-July 1, 1819), each pt. in dark buff paper covers numbered in ms. 1, [2], 3-4, 8 [corrected to 5], 6; advertisement on p. 2 of covers has date 1818. Other advertisements vary. Covers repaired. The 6 plates in Schwerdt's pt. 1 are here in pts. 1-3; those in Schwerdt's pt. 2-6 are here in pts. 1-5 respectively.
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Arents BIP+ (Alken, H. Sporting 1817) 84-57
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