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[Four sporting prints].
[London] : Printed for John Bowles & Son, at the Black Horse in Cornhil, [between 1754 and 1764]
Physical Description:
4 prints : engravings ; plate marks 18 x 28 cm, on sheets 23 x 33 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2013 51
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Title supplied by cataloger.
John Bowles & Son were working at this address from 1754 to 1764. See Maxted, London book trades.
Engravings not signed.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound with: Prospects of the most remarkable places in and about the citty of London, neatly engraved. London : Printed & sold by Hen. Overton at ye White Horse without Newgate, 1739-1753. The volume bound in contemporary gilt-tooled mottled calf; with gilt edges. Armorial bookplates: Hermann Marx; Coningsby Disraeli Esq., M.P.; Sir William Augustus Fraser of Ledeclune and Morar Baronet.
Subject Terms:
Disraeli, Coningsby -- Bookplate.
Fraser, William Augustus, Sir -- Bookplate.
Horse sports -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Hunting -- England -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Maxx, Hermann -- Bookplate.
Sporting prints, English -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1739-1753.
John Bowles & Son, publisher.

  • Going out in the morning = Le sortie des chasseurs au matin
  • Beating & trailing for a hare = L'action de trainer & abatre les buissons pour de loge le lievre
  • The chase = La chase
  • The death = La mort.

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