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[SURTEES, R. S.]

Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour; Handley Cross; Ask Mamma; Plain or Ringlets?; Mr. Romford’s Hounds; Hawbuck Grange; Hillingdon Hall.

Published: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co., [late 1800s]

Stock code: 20075

Price: £975

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A handsomely bound set of the works of Robert Smith Surtees, the great Victorian writer of hunting and sporting literature.

7 volumes, octavo. Bound in early 20th century tan half-calf, with gilt titles and raised bands on spines, gilt rules to boards, top edges gilt. With many hand-colour illustrations. Neat ownership inscription to front endpaper. Minimal rubbing to corners, some light foxing to fore-edge. A near fine set.

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