Item #311483 Road Scrapings [Cover title]. Coaching, Charles Cooper Henderson.
Road Scrapings [Cover title]
Road Scrapings [Cover title]
Road Scrapings [Cover title]
Road Scrapings [Cover title]

Road Scrapings [Cover title].

[London: Published by Messrs. Fores, 41 Piccadilly], n.d. [1840-41].

First edition. With 12 handcolored plates drawn and etched by C.C.H. (signed in the plate with monogram). 1 vols. Oblong folio. Contemporary quarter red sheep and green pebbled cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt. First two plates with pale foxing, a few other marginal foxmarks, light rubbing to binding. Bookseller's label Adolphe Lecoupy, Paris Siltzer p. 138, noting 12 plates, “Six at Home & Six Abroad”; Maclay sale (1945) lot 225. Not in Abbey, Tooley, or Rittenhouse. Item #311483

Beautifully executed series of coaching scenes and vignettes, superbly colored. The Maclay copy, published as Fores’s Road Scrapings, had a pictorial wrapper bound as the cover and the plates bore the Fores imprint. Uncommon in any form.

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