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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851
Sporting discoveries, or, The miseries of driving / by Ben Tally Ho.
Additional Title(s):

Sporting discoveries

Miseries of driving
London : Published by S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, Rathbone place, [1817]
Physical Description:
[7] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 28 x 38 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 53
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Ben Tally Ho is the pseudonym of Henry Alken.
Cover title.
Alken's original drawings for the set (except the last "... the last discovery but one viz. a five and forty foot gravel pitt ...) are now in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art (Department of Prints and Drawings, B2001.2.545-550).
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 25
Van Devanter, W. Checklist for book illlustrated by Henry Alken, 72
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, 79
Siltzer, F. Story of British sporting prints (2nd ed), 69
BAC: British Art Center copy lacks cover title. Bound in red half morocco and red cloth; gold lettering on spine.
Subject Terms:
Caricatures and cartoons -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Carriages and carts -- Pictorial works -- Great Britain.
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.
Horse sports -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
S. and J. Fuller -- Publisher.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1817.

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