Item #142091 THE WORLD OF HENRY ALKEN. Henry Alken, Aubrey Noakes.


Pp. viii+184 12 plates (4 coloured), pictorial tailpieces, decorative title page printed in red & black, index; edges of boards slightly faded and rubbed, the spine gilt dulled; dust wrapper, soiled and browned, with a couple of small ink stains to front panel, edges and backstrip rubbed and split, with several small chips; name in ink on upper free endpaper, plus another owner's inked inscription on lower pastedown; Witherby, London, 1952. First edition. Old Sporting Series. *Sporting life in the Regency period. English artist Henry Thomas Alken (1785-1851) was best known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects . He frequently collaborated with the sporting journalist Charles James Apperley ('Nimrod'), and h is most prolific period of painting and drawing was between 1816 and 1831. Item #142091

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