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Surtees, Robert Smith
Analysis of the Hunting Field Surtees 1st Ed 7 Hand-colored Aquatint Plates Alke
London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1846. Please be aware you might have to pay custom charges when purchasing this item.Analysis of the Hunting Field Surtees 1st Ed 7 Hand-colored Aquatint Plates Alke This product data sheet is originally written in English. The Analysis of the Hunting Field; Being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season, 1845-6. [Alken, Henry - illustrator]; Surtees, Robert Smith London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1846 First Edition, 4to; 26 cm. [6] [i] vi-326 pages. Handsomely bound by Morrell in Full crimson morocco leather; Four raised spine bands with title and decorations; Dentelles embellished Doublures to marbled endpages. Original cloth and spine bound in at the rear. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, toned with scattered foxing. Moderate handling wear. Seven hand-colored aquatint plates, including frontispiece and extra title by Henry Alken; forty-three woodcuts engraved by Cook and CO. This is one of Surtees few non-fiction works, taken from the sporting newspaper Bell's Life in London during the fox hunting season of 1845-6 Robert Smith Surtees was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. He left for London in 1825, intending to practice law in the capital, but had difficulty making his way and began contributing to the Sporting Magazine. He launched out on his own with the New Sporting Magazine in 1831, contributing the comic papers which appeared as Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities in 1838. Jorrocks, the sporting cockney grocer, with his vulgarity and good-natured artfulne … [Click Below for Full Description]
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