1898 Rare Bayntun Binding - The Chase, the Road, and the Turf by Nimrod and illustrated by Alken.
Author: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley). Illustrator, Henry Thomas Alken.
Title: The Chase, the Road, and the Turf.
Publisher: London, Edward Arnold, 1898.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 10 " X 8 ".
Pages: xvi-334 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine binding, finely bound by Bayntun in half red morocco leather, the spine hand-tooled in gilt, upper edge gilt (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover. A very beautiful binding!
Content: Fine content (bright, tight and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the color frontispiece and the 20 full-page plates by Alken and T.C. Wilson.
Estimate: (USD 300 - USD 450)
The book: Scarce in such a wonderful Bayntun Binding! Beautiful Edition of The Chase, the Road, and the Turf by Nimrod and nicely illustrated by Henry Thomas Alken.
The illustrator: 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.
The author: Charles James Apperley (1777 – 19 May 1843), Welsh sportsman and sporting writer from an English family, and often resident in both countries, better known as Nimrod, the pseudonym under which he published his works on the chase and on the turf, was born at Plasgronow, near Wrexham, in Denbighshire, Wales in 1777.
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