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The Sporting Repository, containing Horse-Racing, Hunting, Coursing ... Pugilism.
London: Thomas McLean, 1822. First edition. Three-quarters red morocco, cloth sides, all edges gilt. 9 x 5 3/4 inches (23 x 15 cm); viii, 540 pp., with 19 hand-colored aquatint plates after Henry Alken and James Barenger by G. and T. Hunt. Several plates with minor marginal restorations, one imprint (on "The Hawk") trimmed into.
This volume contains all six numbers of the first part, all that was issued of this rare sporting magazine. The Alken plates are exceptionally fine. Schwerdt II: p. 212

C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

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Estimate $2,000-3,000

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