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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:
Copyright Information
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. Coloured plates (1973 ed.), 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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