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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784–1851
Indispensable accomplishments, or, Hints to city gentleman : four plates, exquisitely coloured.
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Indispensable accomplishments

Hints to city gentleman
London : Printed for Edward Orme, 1824.
Physical Description:
IV leaves of plates : all ill. 30 x 44 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 47
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Originally published in 1815; the plates remain dated 1815.
Cover title.
"Price one guinea."--Cover.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, 38
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 28
Siltzer, F. Story of British sporting prints, p. 72
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in red half levant morocco and red cloth, by Riviere and Son. Original gray wrappers bound in. Armorial bookplate: Sir David Lionel Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons, Bart.
Satiric prints about horsemanship.
Subject Terms:
English wit and humor, Pictorial.
Goldsmid-Stern-Salomons, David Lionel -- Bookplate.
Horse sports -- Great Britain -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Horsemanship -- Great Britain -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Hunting -- Great Britain -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Orme, Edward, 1775-1848, -- Publisher.
Riviere and Son -- Bookbinder.
Satire, English.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1824.
Orme, Edward, 1775-1848, publisher.

  • How to purchase a horse
  • Going it full speed
  • Standing it miserable
  • How to come it aukwardly.

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