1927 Henry Alken
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding, Signed
The first limited edition, limited to 250 copies, this copy numbered 182.
Signed by Theodore Cook to the limitation page. Cook was the editor of 'The Field', and wrote the introduction to this volume.
An ode to the life and work of Henry Alken.
Henry Thomas Alken was a painter who is best remembered today for his many paintings of sporting subjects and coaching scenes.
This wonderful work includes many examples of Alken's prolific paintings career.
Illustrated with a monochrome frontispiece, eight colour plates, and forty-eight monochrome plates.
Written by Walter Shaw Sparrow.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Cloth is a little discoloured with some marks, as is usual with a light colour cloth. Very light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
Very Good Indeed
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