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Creator:
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851.
Title(s):

Sporting sketches : consisting of subjects relating to sports of the field, as horses, dogs, live and dead game, wild fowl, fox hunting, shooting, coursing, fishing, &c. &c. &c. : the whole illustrative of landscape scenery / by Henry Alken.

Published/Created:
London : Published by S. and J. Fuller, at the Temple of Fancy, Rathbone Place; and may be had of all the booksellers in the United Kingdom., [1817-1818]
Physical Description:
8 pt. : all ill. (engravings) ; 31 x 44 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 55 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 55 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Cover title.
"The work was originally issued in 'six monthly numbers,' from 1 February 1817 to 1 August 1817; parts no. 7 and no. 8, published early in 1818, are therefore supplementary numbers of Sporting sketches."--Podeschi.
"This work will be completed in six monthly numbers, each number containing six plates."--Cover.
Publisher's advertisements printed on both sides of rear cover.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 104
Schwerdt, C.F.G.R. Hunting, I, 25-26
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, 92
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 in original parts, in printed tan wrappers; with publisher's advertisements. Lacks parts 7 and 8. Armorial bookplate of C.F.G.R. Schwerdt.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 in original parts, in printed tan wrappers; with publisher's advertisements. Includes the supplemental parts 7 and 8.
Subject Terms:
Animals in art -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Dogs in art -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Horses in art -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
S. and J. Fuller -- Publisher.
Sports -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Sports in art -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Form/Genre:
Armorial Bookplates (Provenance)
Publishers' advertisements (Publishing) -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Soft-ground etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1817-1818.
Contributors:
S. and J. Fuller, publisher.
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