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Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805–1864
Mr. Sponge's sporting tour. By the author of "Handley Cross," Jorrocks's jaunts', etc., etc. With illustrations by John Leech.
London : Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie street, 1853.
Physical Description:
x, [2], 408 p. : illus., 13 col. pl. ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2186
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, 187
BEIN Jn18 386e: Original 13 parts in 12, uncut, as issued.
BAC: British Art Center copy: First edition. Parts I-XIII. Octavo. Original greyish-pinkish-red wrappers; printed in black on front and back outsides and insides, pictorial printing on front outsides. In brownish-red quarter morocco, and light red cloth slip-case; gold lettering on spine. Half-title, title-page, 13 plates of hand-colored etchings, 89 wood-engravings in text, 1 wood-engraving on title-page. Plastic coverings on vignette parts. Illustrations by John Leech. Spine height: 9 1/2 inches. Note: Dedication to "To the Right Honourable Lord Elcho".
Subject Terms:
Leech, John, 1817-1864.

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