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Sporting Novels: Handley Cross or Mr. Jorrock's Hunt, Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, Hawbuck Grange, Plain or Ringlets, Ask Mamma, Mr Facey Romford's Hounds (six volumes)


Robert Smith Surtees


Bradbury, Agnew & Co. 1880

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Six volumes of Surtees' popular humorous hunting themed novels. Featuring 88 hand coloured steel engraved plates by John Leech and Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz) plus hand-coloured title pages and dozens of b/w wood engravings within the text. No date but c.1880. 8vo. (230x160mm) Half leather with marbled boards, matching marbling to end-papers. Top edge gilt. One label to spine missing, others faded, some replaced. Light foxing to fore-edges but contents bright and clean, bindings nice and tight. Good.

£180 + FREE shipping