British Sporting Prints

By: Cadfryn-Roberts, John

Price: $100.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good +


Giant book in slipcase. 18.5" tall x 13" wide. 1st edition hardcover with small tape repair to head of spine in original dust jacket showing light soil on white background, especially at front panel fore edge (coffee spill?). Includes original slipcase with moderate wear (foot of spine worn through, see pic), still holding together and has kept this book in VG form. Includes one dozen oversized plates plus one page biographies of artists by the likes of: Henry Alken 1748-1854, Two Plates: The "Right" Sort: Crack Riders of England & The "Wrong" Sort: The Craners of England/ Robert Pollard 1755-?, Two Plates: Preparing For The Chase & Breaking Cover/ James Barenger 1780-1831, one plate: The Earl of Derby's Stag Hounds/ James Pollard, 1797-? , Two plates: Royal Hunt in Windsor Park & His Majesty King George III Returning From Hunting/ F.C. Turner, 1795-1846, four plates of The Vale Of Aylesbury Steeple Chase/ George Stubbs 1724-1806, one plate: Mambrino. All plates show light age toning at extrems but no foxing. "Ding" at lower fore-edge of book has caused a small wrinkle on the lower left (or right) corner of plates, will flatten out fine and is not a distraction. Plates measure approx 13 in x 18 in and have no text on the verso.

Title: British Sporting Prints

Author Name: Cadfryn-Roberts, John

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: ART,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Ariel Press: 1955

Binding: Slipcased HB in DJ

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Type: Slipcased HB in DJ

Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall

Seller Id: 40274

Keywords: STEEPLECHASING, FOX HUNTING, FOXHUNTING, BRITISH FIELD & BLOOD SPORTS, CLASSIC SPORTING ART, ,