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30 Aug 2018 16:30 GMT

Robert Smith Surtees

The Sporting Novels.

Hand-coloured plates by John Leech, H. K. Browne and W. T. Maud.

Published: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., London, 1890

Edition: Illustrated

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6 volumes.

83 Hand-coloured plates by John Leech, H. K. Browne, and W. T. Maud.

Half red morocco over marbled boards.

Gilt lines on cover and gilt top page edges.

Raised bands with gilt vignette on panels.

Very attractive set.

Volume I.

"Plain or Ringlets?."

viii, [2], 406 pages + hand-coloured frontispiece + hand-coloured title vignette.

11 hand-coloured plates + in-text woodcuts.

Volume II.

Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds.

vii, 391 pages + hand-coloured frontispiece + hand-coloured title vignette. 

23 hand-coloured plates.

Volume III.

Ask Mamma; or, The Richest Commoner in England.

x, [2], 412 pages + hand-coloured frontispiece + hand-coloured title vignette.

12 hand-coloured plates + in-text woodcuts.

Volume IV.

Handley Cross; Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt.

vii, [2], 550 pages + hand-coloured title page.

16 hand-coloured plates + in-text woodcuts. 

Volume V.

"Hawbuck Grange": or, The Sporting Adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq.

x, 265 pages + hand-coloured frontispiece

8 hand-coloured plates + hand-coloured title vignette.

Volume VI.

Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour.

x, [2], 408 pages + hand-coloured title page.

13 hand-coloured plates + in-text woodcuts.

Recorded shipping weight 8000g.

Shipped and insured by recorded delivery. 

  • Binding Condition: Very Good
  • Overall Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 22 x 15 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: moloneytom3@gmail.com
  • Telephone: 0657087803
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Credit Cards - PayPal - Cheque.
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


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