Sale 18BP01 | Lot 171

ALKEN, HENRY [One of the Flowers of our Hunt].

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 171
ALKEN, HENRY [One of the Flowers of our Hunt].
[London: Rudolph Ackerman, 1851]. Suite of six hand-colored aquatints engraved by J. Harris after Alken. Three-quarters modern red morocco with title label on upper cover, with the six plates in card passe-partouts, mounted on guards. 13 3/4 x 17 1/4 inches (35 x 44 inches) visible plate size, mounted to 18 x 23 1/2 inches. Binding about fine, plates evenly toned.
A handsomely presented suite of the six hunting plates in this late Alken series, published the year of his death, including A highly cultivated full blown old English rose, A perfect Pink, A well grown sun flower, The dandelion, A jonquille, and A passion flower.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $500 (includes buyer's premium)

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