Lot 402

The Chase, The Turf and The Road by...

Auction Date: 4/11/2021 at 10am

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The Chase, The Turf and The Road by Nimrod, with Illustrations by Henry Alken and a Portrait by D Maclise, 1837 An interesting early book by Nimrod with 301 pages and with 12 plates, being an interesting account regarding Mail and Stage Coaching at that height of the Coaching Age period, also an informative book regarding Horse Racing at that time. In half red Morocco leather and marble boards, size 5¾" x 8½". Charles James Apperley, Presdm "Nimrod" (1777-1843), English sportsman and sporting writer, better known as Nimrod, the pseudonym under which he published his works on the turf. Henry Thomas Alken (12 October 1785 – 7 April 1851) was an English painter and engraver chiefly known as a caricaturist and illustrator of sporting subjects and coaching scenes. His most prolific period of painting and drawing occurred between 1816 and 1831. Daniel Maclise RA (25 January 1806 – 25 April 1870) was an Irish history, literary and portrait painter, and illustrator, who worked for most of his life in London, England).

Guide Price: £60.00 - £80.00

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