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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851
How to qualify for a Meltonian : addressed to all would-be Meltonians.
London : S. & J. Fuller, 1819.
Physical Description:
[3] leaves, 6 leaves of plates : col ill. ; 25 x 33 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 60
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Introductory text signed: Ben Tally-Ho.
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, 10
Siltzer, F. Story of British sporting prints, p.58
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 29
BAC: British Art Center copy is bound in gilt-tooled red morocco, by Riviere & Son. Armorial bookplates: R.N.H. Moore Stevens; Alain de Suzannet.
Engravings of equestrian scenes.
Subject Terms:
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Fox hunting -- Pictorial works.
Horse sports -- Pictorial works.
S. & J. Fuller -- Publisher.
Stevens, R. N. H. Moore -- Bookplate.
Suzannet, Alain de -- Bookplate.
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1819.

  • 1. How to go to cover
  • 2. How to appear at cover
  • 3. How to ride down hill
  • 4. How to take a leap
  • 5. How to go thro' an overflow
  • 6. How to take the lead.

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