FRANKLAND, ROBERT (Sir) Indispensable Accomplishments.
London: H. Humphrey, St. James St., June 24, 1811 (from plate). Original (?) plain paper wrappers, stab-stitched, housed in a modern slipcase and chemise. 10 7/8 x 15 inches (27.5 x 38 cm); engraved title (four lines of whimsical verse and a paragraph of descriptive text signed "Billesdon Coplow," with six fine hand-colored aquatint plates Light soiling to wrappers, slight losses to extremities of title, internally very fresh. The Alfred Barmore Maclay, Le Vivier copy.
Six plates of foxhunting incidents, as follows: 1. Going along a slapping pace; 2. Topping a flight of Rails, and coming well into the next Field; 3. Charging an Ox-fence. 4. Going in and out clever; 5. Facing a Brook; 6. Swishing at a Rasper." This work was the inspiration for Alken's Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders. Schwerdt I, pp. 186-187. Silzer, p. 122. Tooley 158 (under Billesdon Coplow). Not in Abbey.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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