“The First Steeple Chase on Record.” Set of four prints. Oxford: Ben Brooks, March 1, 1839. Second edition. Aquatints. Original hand color. Large margins. Very good condition. Lane, Sporting Aquatints and their Engravers, p. 60.
This set of four prints is a second edition with the initial publication being issued by Ackerman in the same year. The vivid compositions and the quality of the etching make these classic British sporting prints highly desirable.