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Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour, Handley Cross

By Robert Surtees

1854 - London - Bradbury, Agnew & Co

9" by 6"; (ix) 578pp; 408pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

Two handsome subscription editions of Robert Surtee's works, including Mr Sponge's Sporting Tour and Handley Cross.

Mr Sponge's Sporting Sporting focuses on the adventures of a grocer turned Master of Fox Hounds.

With 29 plates.

Handley Cross is humorous novel about a countryside romp.

Contains 13 colour plates.

Robert Surtees (1805-1864) was an English editor, novelist and sports writer.

CONDITION

In a cloth binding. Externally, sound with bumping to extremities and slight fading to spines. Some general wear to boards. Agetoning to front free end-papers. Internally, firmly bound. Handley Cross has dated owner signaure to author page. Occasional and light spotting throughout to both volumes. Overall: VERY GOOD


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