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SURTEES, R.S.. Handley cross; or mr jorrocks's hunt.

London.. Bradbury and Evans, 1854. First illustrated edition.
viii, [2]. 550pp. With a duplicate 'preface' leaf bound in at front. Frontispiece and 16 hand-coloured plates by John Leech. A crisp bright copy, with slight wear to head and foot of spine. Some cracking to hinges. Bookplates of R.N.H. Moore Stevens and Robin Stephen Benson to front endpapers. Preserved in a cloth folding-box.
The first illustrated edition of Surtees' second, and best known sporting novel, with attractive hand-coloured plates by the popular Victorian illustrator John Leech. Rarely encountered in the original cloth.
£ 250.00 Antiquates Ref: 23048