Titre : Winged Words On Chantrey's Woodcocks
Éditeur : John Murray
Date d'édition : 1857
Edition : 1st Edn,.
VI 120 pages, 6 etched plates, light spotting to contents, armorial bookplate to front paste down, publishers green cloth, gilt vignette of 2 shot woodcock to upper board, cloth clean and bright. Sir Francis Chantrey a sculptor shut two woodcocks with 1 shot at Holkham, Norfolk on November 20 1829. It was sufficiently well regarded to merit this delightful anthology of verse on the subject. A monument to the 2 woodcock was presented to W.Coke of Holkham in 1834. An etching of the monument is used as the frontis and part for the gilt vignette to the upper cover. A scarce title and more so in this condition. Chute 461. N° de réf. du libraire 18427
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