Sale 20JJ02 | Lot 8

[ALKEN, HENRY] [Miniature Sporting Prints].

Catalogue: Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books
[ALKEN, HENRY]  [Miniature Sporting Prints].

Lot Details

Lot 8
[ALKEN, HENRY] [Miniature Sporting Prints].
[London: circa 1827]. A group of six finely hand-colored etched plates, all window-mounted. Preserved in a tan buckram chemise and matching quarter lilac morocco clamshell case by the Lakeside Press, Chicago, spine with two sporting tools and longitudinal title lettering between two raised bands. 2 3/4 x 3 7/8 inches (8 x 13 cm) in card mounts; no visible margins. Light wear to joints, small chip to head of spine. From the Library of Maxine and Joel Spitz, with their bookplate and collection stamp.
All six plates depict racecourse scenes. The attribution is taken from the case; the plates are unsigned.


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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $281 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $281 (includes buyer's premium)

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Travel, Natural History, Americana and Sporting Books

Wed, Jun 17, 2020 at 10am EDT