Lot 185: Cock Fighting. Turner (Charles), War [and] Peace, published W.C.Lee, circa 1840

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Lot 185: Cock Fighting. Turner (Charles), War [and] Peace, published W.C.Lee, circa 1840, pair of mezzotint engravings after B.Marshall, contemporary hand colouring heightened with gum arabic, dust soiled and stained but largely confined to margins, each approximately 530 x 400 mm This famous pair shows a fighting cock with its feathers trimmed and spurs fitted to its legs (War) and an untrimmed bird in full feather with its natural spurs (Peace). (2) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History Maps, Prints & Sporting Art Early Printed Books Military History Wednesday, 11th November 2015 Estimate: £100-200
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