Calcutta: Printed and Published by the Star Press; Sander, Cones and Co [Volumes 11 & 12 only], March, 1845-December, 1850.
First edition. The first 6 years, complete with all plates called for. 12 vols. 8vo. Contemporary half tan calf and green cloth, spines rubbed, but generally sound BM 19: 869 (294). Item #254995
Volume III after p. 98 has 4 lithographic full portraits of Cricketeers James Cobbett, William Lillywhite, Fuller Pilch and Thomas Box, done at Asiatic Lithographers by T. Black after the sketches originally printed at Brighton.
The Indian Sporting Review later became the Indian Field.
Latest issue consulted: Vol. 8 (July-Dec. 1858)
Plates Volume 1 as called for:
Plates 1 and 2. Osteology of the Elephant at pages 5-6.
Plate 3. Plan of the Calcutta Race Course. Surveyed by Charles Joseph from the India Sporting Review. 1845. Folding hand-coloured plate. H.M. Smith Lith. at p. 24.
Plate 4. The Govenor General's Cup won by G.A.H. Elefoo. H.M. Smith Lith. at p. 29.
Plate 5. The Bengal Club Cup 1844-5. Won by G.A.H. Crab, the property of W.P. Grant. H.M. Smith. Lith. at p. 30.
Plate 6 . Plan of the Dacca Race Course. Folding and hand-colourerd. H.M. Smith Lith.
Plate 7. The Sporting Gallery.-No. 1. George Sheppard Barker, (Trainer and Principal Rider to Sir T. Herbert Maddock). p. 63.
No II, June 1845.
Plate 1, 2, 3. The Columbidae (pigeons) of the Eastern Districts facing pp. 86-88-90. All hand-coloured and folding. Copied by H.M. Smith.
Plate 4. Map of The Sporting Localities in the Dacca District. Folding and hand-coloured. p. 144.
Plate 5. Portrait of Albert John de Hochepied Larpent, Esq. (late Sec. of the Calcutta Races), Number II The Sporting Gallery, at p. 166.
Plate 6. The Boondela Cup-Presented by Col. Sleeman Governor General's Agent-Won by B.A.H. Postmaster. p. 174.
Vol. II Part 1. September-December 1845. (with 4 pp. of Subscribers)
Plate 1. Hold Hard! Mischief Bruin facing p. 4. Hand-coloured. H.M. Smith scr.
Palte 2. A Queer fix! Hand-coloured. T. Black Asiatic Lith. Press. J. Hendrie Lith. (Tape marks in gutter) at p. 6.
Plate 3. Stand from Under. Hand-coloured. T. Black Asiatic Lith. Press at p. 8.
Plate 4. "Now's the Time." Hand-coloured. T. Black Asiatic Lith. Press. J. Hendrie Lith. at p. 10.
Palte 5. "Stop a bit!!!" Hand-coloured at p. 12.
Plate 6. "Mind you eye!!!" Hand-coloured. H.M. Smith Scr. at p. 12.
Plate 7. "Devil take the hindmost!!!" Hand-coloured. H.M. Smith Scr. at p. 14.
Plate 8. "Sharp's the Word!" Hand-coloured. T. Black Asiatic Lith. Press. J. Hendrie Lith. at p. 14.
Plate 9. "The Emperor of Russia's Ascot Plate. Litrho. at p. 34.
Plate 10. Tailpiece in text. Cheetah. at p. 49
Plate 11. Portrait of the Squire. The Sporting Gallery. No. III. Signed C.G. in plate.
Plate 12. Plan of the Madras Race Course. Hand-coloured, folding. H.M. Smith scr. P. S. D'Rozario & Co. Oriental Lith. Press.
Plate 12. (in text at p. 86) "The Lady of Fashion."
Plate 13. (in the texy at p. 88) "The Milk Maid."
Plate 14. (in the text at p. 91) "Love Making in the Olden Times."
Plate 15. (in the text at p. 93) "Modern Courtship."
Plate 16. (in the text at p. 95) "The Flying Leap."
Plate 17. "The Bayswater Fresco, (selections) full page litho. at p. 92.
Plate 1. Frontispiece. Elepoo. Steel Engraving. Engraved by H. B. Hall (frontispiece, folded)
Plates 2 & 3. The Columbidae (Pigeons) of the Easter Districts. Plates IV and V, facing pp. 10-122, hand-coloured and folded
Plate 4. My First Donkey actually entitled "Hunting the Cutchà or Wild Ass", by T. Black, Asiatic Lith. , hand-coloured at p. 127.
Plate 5. Sporting Gallery No. IV. Portrait of Mr. John Beckwith, Esq. by C. Grant. Lithograph at p. 160.
Plate 6. Plan of the Bangalore Race Course. P. S. D'Rozario & Co. O.[riental ] L.[ith.] Press. Hand-coloured, folding at p. 170.
Plate 7. "Henry Monarch" The Winner of the Derby, 1845. Lithograph. J. Hendrie. at p. 177.
Plate 8. "Refraction." The Winner of "The Oaks" 1845. Lithograph by Black Asiatic Lith. Press. J. Hendrie at p. 178.
Plate 9. "The Baron" The Winner of "The Great St. Ledger" 1845. Lithograph by Black Asiatic Lith. Press. J. Hendrie at p. 180.
Plate 1. The Guard's Horn (in text) at p.2.
Plate 2. The Cioac Box (in text) at p. 4.
Plate 3. Happy go Lucky (in text) at p. 9.
Plate 4. Sporting Gallery V. The Portrait of T. Bracken, Esq. by C. G.(rant)facing p. 34
Plate 5. The Last Goodwood Cup (in text) at p. 90.
Plate 6. The Stewart's Cup-Goodwood (in text) at p. 91.
Plate 7. Lancaster Cup-1845 (in text) at p. 95.
Plate 8. Plate presented by His Honor the Deputy-Govenor of Bengal. (in text) at p. 96.
Plate 9. The Calcutta Trades' Plate-1846.(in text) at p. 97.
Plate 10. Khajha Allee Moolah's Cup, Dacca-1845 (in text, labelled Doncaster 1845) at p. 93.
Plates 11, 12, 13 & 14 . 4 lithographic full portraits of Cricketeers James Cobbett, William Lillywhite, Fuller Pilch and Thomas Box, done at Asiatic Lithographers by T. Black after the sketches originally printed at Brighton.
Plate 15. Gladiotorial Games Bas Reliefs on the Tomb of Scaurus, found at Pompeii , folding lithograph by T. Black after J. Hendrie at p. 94.
No. VI. June 1846
Plate 1. The R,hoo R,hooie (fish), hand-coloured folded lith. at p. 123.
Plate 2. The K, halabause (fish) hand-coloured lith. at p. 124. NOT PRESENT
Plate 3. The Meergah (fish) hand-coloured lith. at p. 124.
Plate 4. The Cutla (fish) hand-coloured lith. at p. 124.
Plate 5. The Boalee Siberius Boalis (in text) at p. 137
Plate 6. The Novington Speechifying (in text) at p. 149
Plate 7. Ned Norrington's Polka. ( in text) at p. 150
Plate 8. The Commercial Traveller (in text) at p. 155.
Plate 9. [Sporting Gallery No. VI], W.P. Grant Portrait at p. 173
No. VII September 1846
Plate 1. Sketches on the Road-The Bar Belle (in the text) at p. 37
Plate 2. The Distinguished Furriner (in the text) at p. 41
Plate 3. I wonder whether My Missus thinks she's a making me religous (in text) at p. 44.
Plate 4. "Race for the Winners' Handicap 1845, Walmer coming out again" hand-coloured , folding, by J. Hendrie, Lithograph by Black Asiatic Lith. Press. facing p. 69.
Plate 5. Sporting Gallery No VII. Henry Torrens, Esq at p. 72.
Plate 6. Ascot Racing Plates. The Queen's Vase. Won by Mr. Dawson's "Grimston"-Ascot 1846 at p. 80.
Plate 7. The Royal Hunt Cup at p. 81.
Plate 8. The Emperor's Cup at p. 82.
Plate 9. "The Race weighing Stand, Dacca, and portraits of four and twenty gentlemen all in a row, hand-coloured , Lithograph by Black Asiatic Lith. Press. facing p. 83.
No. VIII. December 1846
Plate 1. A Night Scene-The Leopard Disturbed. litho. by H.M. Smiith by the Star Press, at p. 167.
Plate 2. Scrimmage with a Bear, folding litho. at p. 168.
Palte 3. The Portrait Gallery No. VIII-Dr. Sawers Litho. by C. Grant, "If not the Father of the Indian Turf..." at p. 172.
Plate 4. The London Inn-Keeper, litho (in the text) at p. 183.
Plate 5. The Halderman, litho. (in the text) at p. 183.
Plate 6. Plan of Saugor Race Course, 2 plates, one folding and the other hand-coloured, at p. 191.
Plate 7. Portrait of the Winner of the St. Leger at p. 199.
Palte 8. The Orange Cup at 200.
Palte 9. The Goodwood Cup at p. 201.
Plate 10. The Chesterfield Cup at p. 202.
Plate 11. The Stewards' Cup, Goodwood at p. 203
No. IX March, 1847
Plate 1. Wild Ducks of the Rain hand-coloured, folded, by H.M. Smith at p. 2.
Plate 2. Indian Water-Hen-Water Crane, hand-coloured at p. 6.
Plate 3. The water Pheasant-Chinese Jacana, hand-coloured at p. 7.
Plate 4. Antelope's Horns at p. 17.
Plate 5. The Lhassa Tangahn of Tibet, hand-coloured at p. 33.
Plate 6. The Habshi or Ablac Tangahn of Bhutan, hand-coloured, printed at the Star Press, at p. 34.
Plate 7. The Gianchi Tangahn of Tibet, hand-coloured, at p. 34.
Plate 8. The Chenglia Tanghan of Tibet, hand-coloured, at p. 35.
Plate 9. Sporting Gallery No. IX. W.F. Ferguson, Esq. at p. 43.
Plate 10. A Sweetheart of Long standing, (in text) at p. 59.
Plate 11. My Pet Spaniel (in text), at p. 65.
Plate 12. The Bengal Club Plate, 1846-7 at p. 89.
Plate 13. The Mercahnt's Cup, 1846-7, at p. 92.
Plate 14. The Trades Cup 1846-7 at p. 96.
Plate 15 The Nawab Nazim's Palte 1846-7, at p. 97.
Number XVII. March 1849
Plate 1. The Sporting Gallery-No. XVII-Portrait of Sheik Ibrahim, at p. 77.
Plate 2. The Govenor General's Cup, at p. 98.
Plate 3. The "Trades' Plate, at p. 105.
Plate 4. The Saumbur Deer, at p. 120.
Plate V. Remarkable Hybrid (Selections), at p. 130.
Plate 1. Plan of the Ganges and Jad-Gunga above Byramghattee, folding, at p. 129.
Plate 2. Plan of Dumdar, Nela and Genora, folding, at p. 137.
Plate 3. Antelope Picta, or the Nylghaw, at p. 159.
Plate 4. The Shirt Stakes, at p. 185.
Plate 5. Milla, Shaib Milla!, at p. 194.
Plate 6. The Sporting Gallery-No. XVIII-Abdool Rayman, at p. 202
Plate 7. "Fanny Grey Winner of the Manchester Grand Steeple Chase, at p. 316
No. XIX September 1849
Plate 1. Sketch of the Rectum and Part of the large intestines of the Horse, at p. 58
Plate 2. The Sporting Gallery-No. XIX-William Pybus, Esq., at p. 73.
Plate 3. The Rein Deer, or Caribou-Plate 1, at p. 74.
Plates 4 & 5. Antlers of the Rein Deer-Plates II and III, at p. 77.
Plate 6. Barren-Ground Bucks-Plate IV, at p. 83.
Plate 7. Plan of the Kirkee Race Course, folding litho, at p. 139.
No. XX . December 1849
Plate 1. The Rectum of the Horse, at p. 215.
Plate 2. The Sporting Gallery-No. XX-Sir John Creape, C.B., at p. 225.
Plate 3. Sambur Horns, at p. 256.
No. XXI March, 1850
Plate 1. A Map with the Places for Shooting Along the Left Bank of the Ravee , folding lithograph, at p. 53.
Plate 2. The Sporting Gallery-No. XXI-James Grant, Esq., C.S., by C. Grant, at p. 79.
No. XXII June, 1850
Plate 1. Firing a Horse, litho. of both sides, at p. 214.
Plate 2. Horns of the Sambre, (in text), at p. 216.
Palte 3. Taty ka Keyl, (in text) at p. 217.
Plate 4. The Sporting Gallery-No. XXII-John Johhnstone, Esq., at p. 229.
No. XXIII September, 1850
Plate 1. The Sporting Gallery-No. XXIII-Portrait of Abel East at p. 81.
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