FRANKLAND, ROBERT (Sir) Indispensable Accomplishments.
London: H. Humphrey, St. James St., June 24, 1811 (from plate). Late 19th century three-quarters red morocco and cloth. 9 7/8 x 13 3/4 inches (25.5 x 35.5 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 binding wear, about fine.
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. Siltzer, p. 122. Tooley 158 (under Billesdon Coplow). Not in Abbey.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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