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Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805–1864
Mr. Sponge's sporting tour / by the author of "Handley Cross," "Ask Mamma," "Plain or ringlets?" "Mr. Romford's hounds" ; with illustrations by John Leech.
London : Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., 8, 9, 10, Bouverie St., [1888?]
Physical Description:
x, [2], 408 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR5499.S4 M77 1888a
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of David and Judith Ross
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Originally published in 1853. Reprinted by Bradbury, Agnew & Co. in 1888. Cf. Tooley.
Tooley, R.V. English books with coloured plates, 1790-1860, p. 380-381
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's black- and gilt-stamped red cloth. Inscribed: Henry W. Canning.
Subject Terms:
Bradbury, Agnew & Co. -- Publisher.
Canning, Henry W. -- Autograph.
Fox hunting -- Great Britain -- Wit and humor.
Horsemanship -- Pictorial works.
Horsemanship -- Wit and humor.
Hunting -- Great Britain -- Wit and humor.
Hunting in literature.
Ross, David and Judith -- Provenance.
Sports -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Steel engraving, Colored -- Specimens -- 1888.
Leech, John, 1817-1864, ill.

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