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Woodman (Richard) [Eight representations of shooting] W.D. Jones 1813 - Sport and Humour

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Frankland, Robert, Sir, 1784-1849, artist. Engraved by Richard Woodman.

Eight representations of shooting / engraved by Woodman & Turner, from drawings by Robert Frankland esq.

Cambridge : Pubd. Septr. 1st. 1813 by W.D. Jones, at his Repository of Arts, Market Hill, [1813]

Tooley 230: Schwerdt I p. 186

Rare first issue in colour and on fine thick laid paper.

A very rare set of plates showing mishaps and poking fun at the gentleman hunter. A scarce set of amusing sporting incidents. In draftsmanship and colouring they are superior to “Indispensable Accomplishments”.   

Without engraved title, but with full suite of 8 original hand coloured aquatints. Plates without captions. First State.

Each 27 x 22.2 cm

Even age toning and light spotting. Evidence of earlier mounting to verso.