The Sportsman's Kennel,A Series of Heads of the principal British Sporting Dogs; Fox Hound. Terrier. Blood Hound. Spaniel. Pointer. Setter. Greyhound. Water Spaniel. Harrier. Beagle. Deer Hound. Newfoundland.
London. Published by B.B. King, Monument Yard. Sold Also By Ackermann & Co. Strand, Charles Tilt, Fleet St. & Thos. Mc.Lean Haymarket. Printed by Graf & Soret.
Extremely rare. Twelve lithographic plates and frontispiece on india laid paper in original green morocco boards, folio (500 x 350mm, 19¾ x 13¾"). Complete as isssued. Boards stamped in gilt on cover: 'The Sportman's Kennel. By Edwin Landseer, R.A. Abraham Cooper, R.A. & Charles Hancock'. Boards scuffed and rubbed; missing spine. Soiling and some spotting to plates, water stain to lower edge of all sheets. Images largely unaffected, good.
A fine set of lithographs of the principal sporting dog breeds. All plates captioned below image and inscribed 'London, Published by Harding & King, 24, Cornhill Novr. 1st. 1833.'
[Ref: 8533] £1,250.00