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Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805–1864

Handley Cross : or, Mr. Jorrock's hunt / By the author of "Mr. Sponge's sporting tour." With illus. by John Leech.

London : Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie street, 1854.
Physical Description:
viii, [2], 550 p. : illus,., 17 col. pl. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2173
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 188
BEIN Jn18 386k: Original 17 parts, uncut, as issued, March 1853 - October 1854.
BAC: British Art Center copy First illustrated edition. Original parts I- XVII. 17 parts. Octavo. Greyish-pinkish-pale red wrappers; printed in black on the front and back outsides and insides, pictorial printing on outsides of front wrappers. In full red levant morocco box-case; gold tooling on front and back covers and spine, gold lettering on spine. Title-page, 17 plates of hand-colored etchings, 99 wood-engravings in text, 1 wood-engraving on title-page. Illustrations by John Leech. The plate in Part xiii is corrected in Surtees' hand. Autograph letters from Surtees to Henry Colburn regarding publication of this work are loosely inserted (4 items). Spine height: 10 5/8 inches.
Leech, John, 1817-1864.

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