Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour; Handley Cross; Ask Mamma; Plain or Ringlets; Mr. Romford's Hounds; and Hawbuck Grange.
With Illustrations by John Leech.London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., 1920 Stock Code: 138151
A handsomely bound set of the works of Robert Smith Surtees, the great Victorian writer of hunting and sporting literature.
6 works, octavo (221 x 142 mm). Finely bound by Bayntun in contemporary red half morocco, titles in gilt to spines, gilt pictorial stamps to compartments, raised bands, pink cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt.
Colour frontispieces with tissue guards, 82 colour plates, colour engravings to 5 vols., black and white illustrations throughout, all by John Leech.
Missing plates: facing p. 385 of Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour; facing p. 1 of Handley Cross. Occasional mild foxing to contents, otherwise bright and presenting nicely. A very good set.
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