The progression of a race horse through successive stages of life, with 7 hand-coloured plates

Alken, Henry. [The Seven Ages of the Horse].

London, S. & J. Fuller, 1825.

Landscape 4to (28.4 x 38.2 cm). 7 hand-coloured etched plates. Red half morocco by Riviere, marbled endpapers, gilt edges.

 6.500,00

An important work showing the progression of a race horse through successive stages of life, at one point pampered and adored, at another rejected and scorned.

Expert repairs to plate corners, light marginal finger-soiling, occasional browning, plates 2 and 4 with very minor marginal tears with two very small repairs to versos.

Dixon 80. Mellon/Snelgrove 62. Tooley, Coloured Plates 48.

Art.-Nr.: BN#32111 Schlagwörter: , ,