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[William Cavendish, Duke Newcastle] Apres l'homme le Cheval le plus noble animal...
[William Cavendish, Duke Newcastle] Apres l'homme le Cheval le plus noble animal...
Abr. à Diepenbeke delineavit. Petr. van Lisbetten sculpsit.
[London: John Brindley, 1743.]
Engraving. 390 x 520mm (15¼ x 20½"), with red ruling. Some staining.
Equestrian portrait of William Cavendish (1593-1676), 1st Duke of Newcastle, in armour, baton in hand, horse rearing on a plinth, surrounded by cherubs and military trophies. After the Royalist defeat in the Civil War, Cavendish settled in Antwerp, where his treatise on horsemanship, 'La Methode et Invention nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux', was published by Jacob van Meurs c.1658. This example is from the first English edition, 'A General System of Horsemanship in All Its Branches'.
[Ref: 55974]   £360.00  
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Plan and Survey of Doncaster Race Course; in the West Riding of Yorkshire; including the Rises and Fall; with Notes Referring to an Appendix; by W.m Kemp.
Plan and Survey of Doncaster Race Course; in the West Riding of Yorkshire; including the Rises and Fall; with Notes Referring to an Appendix; by W.m Kemp. To The Mayor and Corporation of The Town of Doncaster; This Plate, being No.5, of a Series of Surveys, of the Principal Race Courses in England; is most Respectfully Dedicated by Their most obed.t and very humble Servant, W.m Kemp [facsimile signature.]
Davies sculp. 34 Compton St. Brunsw.k Sq.
London, Published by Sherwood, Jones & Co. Paternoster Row. [n.d., 1824.]
Engraved map with hand colour; J. Whatman 1822 watermark; 215 x 280mm (8½ x 11"). Trimmed within plate, two vertical binding folds, as normal.
Doncaster Racecourse, South Yorkshire. It is one of the oldest establised centres for horse racing in Great Britain, with records of regular racing meetings going back to the 16th Century.
[Ref: 55920]   £75.00  
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