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Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, ill.

A steeplechase.

London : Published by S. & J. Fuller, 1832.
Physical Description:
6 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 43 x 55 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2011 19
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Information
Aquatint engravings by Charles Bentley; after Henry Thomas Alken.
Title and imprint from plates.
At the bottom of each plate is a verse from William Somerville's "The Chase."
Van Devanter, W. Checklist of books illustrated by Henry Alken, 81
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1973 ed.), p. 69
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 26-27.
Siltzer, F. Story of British sporting prints (2nd ed), p. 60
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in dark green half morocco and marbled boards. In dark red half morocco and red cloth sleeve.
Subject Terms:
Aquatints, Colored -- Specimens -- 1832.
Horse racing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Horsemanship -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
S. & J. Fuller -- Publisher.
Steeplechasing -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Bentley, Charles, 1806-1854, engraver.
Somerville, William, 1675-1742. Chace.

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