The Sporting & Wildlife Sale | 24 April 2013
Racing.- - General-Stud Book (The), containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, &c. &c. From the Earliest Accounts
Sold for £500
General-Stud Book (The), containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, &c. &c. From the Earliest Accounts
to the Year 1807, inclusive , 2 vol., including supplement, half-title to vol.1, 2ff. errata to end of vol.1, 'Obituary of Stallions' to end of both vol., 19th century ink gift inscription to half-title of vol.1 and front free endpaper of supplement, supplement with small section neatly cut away from upper corner of title and with small section torn away from lower corner of 2M1, not affecting text in either instance, uniformly bound in contemporary tree calf, spines gilt and with a red morocco label (the supplement a little taller), supplement with upper cover detached, both vol. spine ends chipped and with corners worn, rubbed, 8vo, for James Weatherby, 1808-1814.
⁂ A rare work, with the extremely rare supplement. We can trace only one other copy of the initial work and no copies of the supplement at auction.
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 10.00am
19th April 9.00am - 4.00pm
20th April 9.00am - 12.30pm
22nd April 9.00am - 6.00pm
23rd April 9.00am - 5.30pm
Morning of Sale from 8.30am