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Set 8. Chances of the Steeple Chase.

  • ARTIST: James Pollard

  • PUBLISHER: London. Pub. by Lewis & Johnson, 96 Cheapside.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint engravings with hand coloring

    DATE: Undated, 1837-39. (c.1850)

  • EDITION SIZE: Image sizes - 13 5/8 x 18 3/4" (34.5 x 47.5 cm) plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: [Subtitles] Pl. 1. Capt's. Becher and Vivian. Aylesbury to Wit; Pl. 2. Mr. Seffert and Moonraker, at St. Albans; Pl. 3. Mr. Powell and Saladin, at Aylesbury; Pl. 4. Mr. Cooper and The Pony, at Aylesbury; Pl. 5. Mr. Seffert and Mr. Grimaldi, at Aylesbury; Pl. 6. Mr. Rice and Red-Deer; Pl. 7. Mr. Mason and Lottery, winning at Liverpool; Pl. 8. Mr. Martin and Paulina, at Liverpool. Engravings by C. Rosenburg and C.Hunt. A matched set of eight.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Not first editions but Wilder notes that some later editions have the publication lines removed. This set retains the lower publication lines.

  • CONDITION: All prints mounted onto boards. Occasional rubbing in the images, occasional staining. Overall good. Original hand coloring.

  • REFERENCE: Wilder, "Sporting Prints" Pl. 228.

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