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Surtees Collection

Author: R. S. Surtees
Binding: Hard cover
Condition: Excellent
Jacket:  no
Edition: First
Year Pub.:  1911-12
Size: 6.5"h x 4.25"w
Publisher: Methuen & Co.
Illustrators: various
Price: $175.00

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  Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, 552 pages. "This issue is founded on the Edition published by Bradbury & Evans in 1853. " This book is a reprint dated March 1912. 13 colored plates and 90 woodcuts by John Leech.
  Handley Cross, 720 pages, "This issue is founded on the Edition published by Bradbury & Evans in 1854." This book is a reprint dated March 1912. 17 Colored plates and 100 woodcuts by John Leech.
  Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds, 438 pages. "This issue is founded on the Edition published by Bradbury & Evans in 1865." This book was published by Methuen & Co for the first time in 1911 and this is one of those copies. 24 Colored plates and one woodcut by John Leech and Hablot K. Browne.
  Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities, 241 pages. "This issue is founded on the Edition published by R. Ackermann in 1843." First issued in this form in 1911 and this is one of those copies. 15 color illustrations by Henry Alken.

All four books are in excellent condition as you can see by the photos. The gilt design is embossed on the front cover of each book. The spines show slight fading but corners are all good, no foxing inside.

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surtees-2 Top edge of the pages in all the books gilt.

 

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