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The Chase of the Roebuck. [&] The Death of the Roebuck, with a view of Whatcombe House.
The Chase of the Roebuck. [&] The Death of the Roebuck, with a view of Whatcombe House. Dedicated by permission to E. M. Pleydell, Esqr. many years Master of a Pack of Roebuck Hounds. By his Sincere and obliged Friend W.P. Hodges. [&] Dedicated by permission to E. M. Pleydell, Esqe. who many years Hunted the Roebuck. By his Sincere and obliged Friend W.P. Hodges.
From Original Drawings by W.P.Hodges, Esq.r Engraved by H. Alken & R. G. Reeve.
London, Published October 1st. 1834, by Tho.s Mc.Lean, 26, Haymarket.
Pair of coloured aquatints. Watermarked: J. Whitman. Turkey Mill. 1846. Plate 412 x 578mm. 16¼" x 22¾". [&] Watermarked: J. Whitman. Turkey Mill. Plate 412 x 585mm. 16¼" x 23". Some slight time-staining. [&] Tear into the right-hand side of the image. Some spotting and time-staining.
A pair of hunting scenes in Dorset. Hunters and hounds pursue and catch a roebuck.
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To Claude Scott Esq.r of Sans Souci, Dorsetshire, this plate of Fishermen,
To Claude Scott Esq.r of Sans Souci, Dorsetshire, this plate of Fishermen, is most respectfully dedicated with Permission, by His most humble and much obliged Servants, J. Hassell & T. Rickards.
Painted by P.Reinagle A.R.A. Engraved by J. Hassell & W. Nicholls.
London: Pub.d May 2 1814 by J. Hassell & T. Rickards, 344, Strand.
Hand-coloured aquatint, very scarce. 490 x 620mm (19¼ x 12½"). Framed.
Three anglers discussing their catch at the side of a river, possibly the Frome or Piddle in Dorset, as Beazley has traced 'Sans Souci' to Tolpuddle, Dorset.
Beazley: 170, illus, 'very appealing picture'.
[Ref: 28308]   £1,250.00  
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[Set of six fishing prints.] Fishers _ Singular & Plural.
[Set of six fishing prints.] Fishers _ Singular & Plural. Fishing is not driving Four-in-Hand... [&] By a dislodged Rock-Cloth and a traitorous button I was drawn irrestistably along... [&] Fishing & Patience are synonymous... [&] An Astronomical notion... [&] Elementary Practice... [&] Dozing over a dog-matical discussion, _ in a whining flow.
[Engraved by Charles Turner after Sir Robert Frankland.]
[Late issues, c.1850.]
Six coloured aquatints. Each c. 240 x 290mm, 9½ x 11½". Some spotting.
Humorous angling scenes, originally issued as "The Delights of Fishing", in two sets of three, the first published by Charles Turner in 1823, the second by Thomas MacLean in 1825.
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The Fox Chase. [Four plates]
The Fox Chase. [Four plates] 'Southerly Wind and a Cloudy Sky [.....]' [8 Verses]
Painted by Woolstenholme. Engraved by Richard Reeve.
London published, June 4, by Jno. Burgis, 22, Southampton Street.
Set of four aquatints with some later colouring. Ex Ackerman. Printed area: 370 x 510mm. 14.5 x 20". Unexamined out of frame.
Richard Reeve (1780-1835), after Dean Wolstenholme Snr. (17571837) 'Fox Chase', four aquatints printed in colour. Two verses accompany each scene. Both Dean Wolstenholme snr. and his son of the same name, were sportsmen and huntsmen, whose careers overlaped by some eighteen or nineteen years. Whilst Wolstenholme jnr. was both a painter and engraver, Wolstenholme snr. never engraved.
The Story of Britsh Sporting Prints. Siltzer. p.310.
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Hunting Plate I. Brushing into Cover.
Hunting Plate I. Brushing into Cover. To Osgood Hanbury, Esq. of Coggeshall, In Essex; This Print is dedicated, by his most humble and obedient Servant John Harris. [&] Plate II. The Chase. To John Free Esq.r of Woodford Essex; [...]. [&] Plate III. At Fault. To Milton Bowman, Esq.r of Clapton this print from the Picture in his Possession, is most respectfully Inscribed, by his much obliged and obedient Servant [...]. [&] Plate IV. The Death. To Charles Boldero Esq.r of Aspeden Hall, Herts, This Print is dedicated [...].
Painted by J.N. Sartorius. The Landscape by J. Peltro. The Figures Engraved by J. Neagle.
London: Pub. [Plate II & IV dated 'Oct.r 1 1795'] by J. Deeley, N.95 Berwick Street. [but c.1810.]
Set of four engravings. 480 x 620mm (19 x 24½"). All plates trimmed to plate. Plate I: repairs with loss of text in verse, nicks in edges. Plate II: repairs in inscription area. Plate III: a few small repairs in inscription area. Plate IV with paper weakness on right, engraver's inscription slightly rubbed.
Four classic English hunting scenes after John Nost Sartorius (1759-c.1828), an artist known for his horse portraits, engraved by Peltro William Tomkins (1759-1840) and James Neagle (1760?-1822). Each plate has lines of verse from 'The Chace' by William Somerville (1675-1742), a poet and keen sportsman. Thomas Bewick illustrated an edition of the poem in 1796. The set was first published in 1790 by John Harris and reissued by him in 1795, making the dates on plates II & IV unlikely. The BM dates Deeley's address in Berwick Street to 1809-1815.
Siltzer p.243, this edition not listed; See BM 1873,0712.547 - 1873,0712.550, again this edition not listed.
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[Set of Six Fox Hunting Plates.]
[Set of Six Fox Hunting Plates.] [Going to Cover & At Fault & Breaking Cover & Stopping Hounds that have Changed & Running in View & The Death.]
[Samuel Howitt.]
Pub.d Nov.r 1.st 1794 by S.W.Fores No.3 Piccadilly.
Set of six aquatints. Sheet: 335 x 270 (13¼ x 10½"). Paper tone.
A set of six plates illustrating various stages of a fox hunt. Some with S.W.F stamp.
Siltzer p.163.
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Leicestershire.  The Meeting. [&] Getting Away. [&] Full Cry. [&] The Death.
Leicestershire. The Meeting. [&] Getting Away. [&] Full Cry. [&] The Death.
Henry Alken del.t. T. Fielding sculp.t.
London. Published Jan.y 7th 1827, by J. Watson, 7, Vere Street.
Set of four aquatints in fine colour. Each 390 x 555mm (15¾" x 21¾"), on Whatman Turkey Mill paper with wide margins. Minor abrasions on 'Meeting'.
A fine classic set of English fox hunting prints.
Siltzer: p.61.
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[On The Moors (Dogging).]
[On The Moors (Dogging).]
Heywood Hardy 1890.
Printed in Paris & Published April 1st 1894 by Boussod Valadon & Co. Publishers, Successors to Goupil & Co. Paris_London_The Hague. Berlin Verlad von Boussod, Valadon & Co. New York Published by Boussod, Valadon & Co.
Photogravure, printed in colours, proof before title, signed by the artist. 590 x 745mm (23¼ x 29¼"). Repaired tear in top margin, some surface wear and soiling.
Very fine shooting scene with setters.
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Raby Pack.
Raby Pack. The Earl of Darlington's Fox-Hounds in their Kennel, Representing correct Portraits of the most celebrated Hounds, Also His Lordship's Huntsman, and Dog-Feeder, Sayer & Leonard.
Painted by H.B. Chalon, animal Painter to their R.Hss. the Prince Regent & Duke & Duchess of York and to H.R.H. the Princess Charlotte of Wales. Engraved by W. Ward A.R.A. Engraver to their R.Hs. the Prince Regent & Duke of York.
London, Published & Sold April 20 1814 by Edwd. Orme, Bond Street, corner of Brook Street, Publisher to His Majesty, & H.R.H. the Prince Regent.
Framed mezzotint, republished state with date altered to 20 April 1814 [first published 1809]. 545 x 640mm (21½ x 25¼"). A superb impression with good margins; unexamined out of attractive 19th century veneered wooden frame, behind old rippled glass.
The hounds belonging to William Harry Vane, 1st Duke of Cleveland and Earl of Darlington (1766 - 1842) coming to eat at troughs in their kennels. The dog-feeder Leonard in centre wears top hat and waistcoat, the huntsman Sayer stands in the doorway at right. Hounds captioned below image, with arms bearing the motto 'Nec Temere Nec Timide'. A great British sporting print, after Henry Bernard Chalon (1771 - 1849).
Frankau: 235, II. Siltzer: pg.92.
[Ref: 13792]   £2,200.00  
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[To His Grace the Duke of Newcastle This Print of The Return from Shooting.]
[To His Grace the Duke of Newcastle This Print of The Return from Shooting.] [Is by Permission dedicated by his Grace's most obliged & most humble Servant Francis Wheatley.]
[Painted by F. Wheatley. Engraved by F. Bartolozzi R.A. the Landscape &c. by S. Alken.]
[Publish'd as the Act directs Jan.y. 10. 1792, by Joseph Barney Tottenham Court Road opposite the Chapel.]
Stipple, printed in sepia. Unfinished proof before letters. Plate: 670 x 540mm (26½ x 21¼"). Trimmed to plate.
An unfinished proof before additional etching, aquatint and letters, of an exterior scene showing the Henry Pelham-Clinton, 2nd Duke of Newcastle (1720-1794) and Colonel Lichfield returning from a days shooting with their dogs, including the clumber spaniels bred by the Duke's gamekeeper William Mansell, who is also depicted. The Duke of Newcastle's Nottinghamshire residence, Clumber Park, after which the dogs are named, can be seen in the far distance.
de V: 2507 II of VI.
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