NOAKES, Aubrey ALKEN, Henry Thomas Old Sporting Series
Title: World of Henry Alken. In the Old Sporting Series.
Publisher:  Witherby, London, 1952,
Seller ID: 94249
NOAKES, Aubrey. The World of Henry Alken. (London) : Witherby, (1952). First Edition. Pp [i]-viii,1-184,+ 12 p plates (4 in colour). Index. 8vo, greencloth, gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Old Sporting Series. Henry Thomas Alken (1785-1851) 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. Corners bumped, penned name, else good in spine-browned, rubbed andedgeworn, price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00