[ALKEN, HENRY] "NIMROD" [=APPERLEY, CHARLES J.]. Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire ... with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits.
London: R. Ackermann, 1851. Stated third edition. 20th century red calf by Bayntun in a later chemise and slipcase, all edges gilt; original cloth bound at rear. 9 3/8 x 6 inches (24 x 15 cm); engraved title, x (including plate list), 218 pp., 8 pp. adverts; with 18 hand-colored plates after Alken & Rawlins. Slight binding wear, else a clean, sound copy; Together with SURTEES, ROBERT SMITH. The Analysis of the Hunting Field. London: Ackermann, 1846. First edition. Publisher's green cloth. 9 5/8 x 6 inches (24 x 15 cm); , 326 pp., with  pp. adverts; with additional pictorial title and 6 plates by Alken, all hand-colored. Rear joint partially cracked, binding a bit shaken, some foxing; And "NIMROD" [=APPERLEY, CHARLES J.]. Hunting Reminiscences. London: 1843. 20th century calf. 9 7/8 x 6 1/8 inches (25 x 15.5 cm); viii, 332 pp., with 32 uncolored plates, extra-illustrated by the four fine hand-colored plates of Alken's Hunting Scraps published by Ackerman in 1861. Spine slightly defective.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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