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Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805–1864
Mr. Sponge's sporting tour / edited by Frank Forester ; with illustrations by John Leech.
New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1856.
Physical Description:
425 p., 6 col. pl. : (incl. front.) ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2187
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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BEIN Za H415 846s Copy 1: In blue cloth.
BEIN Za H415 846s Copy 2: In slate cloth.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Edited by Frant Forester. First American edition. Octavo. Yellowish-green cloth; hunt scene in gold on front cover, blind stamped on front and back covers, gold design and lettering on spine. Plates, publisher's ads. Plates after John Leech. Spine height: 8 1/4 inches.
First edition, 1853.
First issue of Frank Forester's edition, and the first American edition of "Mr. Sponge."
Subject Terms:
Fox hunting.
Forester, Frank, 1807-1858.
Leech, John, 1817-1864.
Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858.

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