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Lot 916/0224

SOLD Hammer price: €4500, Estimate: €3000-4000

Magnificent Illuminated Address
Kings County Hunt, 1897

Mc Connell (J.) Dublin, illustrator.
Address to Assheton Biddulph M.F.H. from His Friends in The Kings County Hunt & Adjoining Counties, Lg. oblong folio D. 1897. Consisting of 6 large illuminated card leaves, the first with portraits of Assheton and his wife, the second a finely painted watercolour scene with The Master and his wife and another with hounds in a landscape and four further leaves with 2 attractive miniature watercolours, hunting scenes, with fine borders and other decoration and including remainder of the address and list of subscribers, each page approx. 25cms x 34cms (9 3/4″ x 13 1/2″), and individually singed. In a heavy full crimson mor. block binding with gilt borders and decoration, and with etched brass armorial motif mounted on front cover. In excellent condition.
* An extremely fine and important example. (1)

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