London: S. & J. Fuller, .
First edition. ALKEN, HENRY The Beauties and Defects in the Figure of the Horse...
London: S. & J. Fuller, . First edition. Original boards, rebacked. 10 x 7 inches (25 x 17 cm); engraved title, 18 hand-colored plates with accompanying text. Boards very rubbed, the design substantially obscured by wear. Some toning and soiling, an uncut copy.
A classic book on the horse by arguably the greatest 19th century sporting artist. Tooley 20; Huth, p 85; Mellon & Snelgrove 73; Schwerdt 1:12.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $281.
Price: $1,250.00 Item #4280