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Creator:
Nimrod, 1778-1843, author.
Title(s):

The life of a sportsman / by Nimrod ; with thirty-six coloured illustrations by Henry Alken.

Published/Created:
London : Rudolph Ackermann, Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street, MDCCCXLII [1842]
London : Wright and Co., Printers, 76, Fleet Street
Physical Description:
vi, [2], 402, [36] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK285 .N56 1842 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SK285 .N56 1842 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Added engraved title page included in number of plates.
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1954 ed.), 65
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 167
BEIN: Beinecke copies in blue cloth (1st issue) with plate p. 348 lettered "The Tanderm" (2nd issue)
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in publisher's original blue cloth. First issue of the first editon: four plates mounted and plate [33] lettered "The Shooting Drag a le Tandem." Publisher's advertisements, 8 pages at end.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in 19th century full red morocco by Bayntun. Lacks publisher's advertisments. Four plates mounted and plate [33] lettered "The Tanderm" (2nd issue)
Subject Terms:
Bayntun -- Binder.
Burley, Mrs. William -- Autograph
Coaching (Transportation) -- Great Britain.
Faber, W. -- Stamp
Fox hunting.
Horse racing
Horse sports.
Hunting.
Terry, Roderick, 1849-1933 -- Bookplate
Wright and Co. -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1842.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, illustrator.
John Wright & Co., printer.
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