ALKEN, HENRY Alken's New Sketch-Book.
London: S. and J. Fuller, n.d. (1823 from plate imprint). First edition, the scarcer folio issue. Period half calf, marbled boards, green leather label on upper cover with title and author. 8 5/8 x x 11 1/4 inches (22 x 39 cm); title, 40 finely hand-colored soft-ground etched plates. Some wear to extremities, plate 26 slightly spotted but a clean copy. With the Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester bookplate (sold Christie's January 2006, lot 614).
Quite rare, not located in Biscotti; Siltzer p. 71.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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