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Creator:
Nimrod, 1778-1843.
Title:
Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton ... : with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, and extravagant exploits / by Nimrod. ; with numerous illustrations by Alken ; reprinted from the New sporting magazine.
Published/Created:
London : Rudolph Ackermann, 1835.
Physical Description:
iv, [2], 110 p., [12] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
CT9991.M98 N5 1835 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
CT9991.M98 N5 1835 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Aquatint engravings by Edward Duncan; after Henry Thomas Alken.
Nimrod is the pseudonym of Charles James Apperley.
"Printed by W. Spiers, 399 Oxford Street, London."--P. [ii].
Alken's original drawings for the present work are in the collections of the Yale Center for British Art (Department of Prints and Drawings, B2001.2.1606-1623).
Podeschi, J.B. Horse and horsemanship, 147
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 39
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped brown cloth. Bookplate: Fredk. A. Cope. Armorial bookplate: R.N.H. Moore Stevens.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in gilt-tooled red morocco, by Riviere & Son; cloth covers bound in at end.
Subject Terms:
Ackermann, Rudolph -- Publisher.
Cope, Frederick A. -- Bookplate.
Eccentrics and eccentricities -- England -- Shropshire -- Biography.
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Mytton, John, 1796-1834.
Riviere & Son -- Binder.
Shropshire (England) -- Biography.
Stevens, R. N. H. Moore -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1835.
Contributors:
Duncan, Edward, 1804-1882, engraver.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, ill.
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
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