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Creator:
Nimrod, 1778-1843, author.
Title(s):

Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire ... : with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits / by Nimrod ; with numerous illustrations by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins.

Edition:
Third edition, with a brief memoir of Nimrod, by the author of "Handley Cross."
Published/Created:
London : Rudolph Ackermann, Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191 Regent Street, 1851.
London : Printed by G. Barclay, Caster St., Leicester Sq.
Physical Description:
ix, [1], 218 pages, [19] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
CT9991.M98 N5 1851 Copy 1
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
CT9991.M98 N5 1851 Copy 2
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally issued in 1835.
Nimrod is the pseudonym of Charles James Apperley.
With an added engraved title page, dated 1850.
"Reprinted (with considerable additions) from the New sporting magazine."--Added engraved title page.
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped dark green cloth. Includes publisher's advertisements, 8 pages at end. Bookplate: R.N.H Moore Stevens.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped dark green cloth. Includes publisher's advertisements, 8 pages at end. Binder's label: Westleys & Co., London. Autograph: W.H.F. Wayne.
Subject Terms:
Eccentrics and eccentricities -- England -- Shropshire -- Biography.
Hunting -- Great Britain.
Mytton, John, 1796-1834.
Shropshire (England) -- Biography.
Stevens, R. N. H. Moore -- Bookplate.
Wayne, W. H. F. -- Autograph.
Westleys & Co. -- Binder.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1851.
Engravings -- 1851.
Biographies.
Publishers' advertisements.
Contributors:
Ackermann, Rudolph, 1764-1834, publisher.
Barclay, George, printer.
Alken, Henry Thomas, 1784-1851, illustrator.
Duncan, Edward, 1804-1882, engraver.
Rawlins, Thomas J., illustrator.
Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805-1864, writer of added commentary.
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