Book Description

8vo. 12 volumes, set. Limited edition. #256 of 976 (including 26 lettered A to Z). Later half brown morocco over light brown cloth with five raised bands, tan leather labels in two compartments on each spine and hunting devices in the others, gilt, by Bayntun’s of Bath. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. With numerous illustrations in colour and black and white by John Leech, “Phiz”, Henry Alken and others. Just a tiny amount of scuffing to the spines of some volumes. Most volumes have light foxing to the prelims but no further and the text and illustrations are clean. Partially unopened. A fine set.
Dealer Notes
The set comprises: Handley Cross (2 volumes); Hillingdon Hall; Hawbuck Grange; Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour (2 volumes); Ask Mamma (2 volumes); Plain or Ringlets; Mr. Romford’s Hounds; Analysis of the Hunting Field; Jorrock’s Jaunts and Jollities. A very handsome library set.
Author Surtees, R. S.
Date 1929-31
Publisher London & New York, Eyre & Spottiswoode and Charles Scribner’s Sons

Price: £1100.00

Offered by Anthony Smith Books

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