Lot 230Sporting Architecture Book By George Tattersall. London, 1845...

Auction Date: 17/10/2017 at 10:30 am



Sporting Architecture Book By George Tattersall. London, 1845. 4to, engraved frontispiece and vignette title and 18 engraved plates, illustrations and plans original cloth, size 9” × 11½”. Probably the earliest book on the subject, by sporting architect, illustrator, and author, George Tattersall. The work contains extensive discussion, with illustrations, mostly by Tattersall himself, of appropriate designs and conditions for building stud farms, animal stalls, and kennels. The section on race stands contains a new design for a grandstand with a circular front. The author was the grandson of Richard Tattersall, founder of the famous London horse auction house. As an architect, he specialized in building stables, stud farms, and kennels for prominent sportsmen, Tattersall's extensive stables at Willesden being one of his projects

Hammer Price: £170.00

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