Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities; Being the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks

By: Surtees, R. S. Illustrated By Henry Alken

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London: Rudolph Ackermann at the Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 1843. First edition with the Alken plates (this title was previously published with black and white illustrations by a different artist). Includes fifteen hand colored illustrations. A handsome copy bound by Bartlett & Co. of Boston, with the original front cover bound in at the back. Full gilt crimson morocco with raised spine bands, ruled compartments, gilt tooled dentelles, red moire silk endsheets, all edges gilt, vi, [ii], 258, [2], 8p. publisher's catalogue. Near fine with some weakening of the joints, but with covers firmly attached. Some light wear at the spine ends. Internally about fine with only a bit of foxing to the far outer margins of a couple of the plates, text unfoxed, no chips, tears, markings, etc. Color plates brilliant and crisp. . First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo (21.75 cm x 13.25 cm). First Edition.

Title: Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities; Being the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks

Author Name: Surtees, R. S. Illustrated By Henry Alken

Categories: Fine Bindings, Distinctive Press, Early Printing,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: London, Rudolph Ackermann at the Eclipse Sporting Gallery: 1843

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 000597

Keywords: ENGLISH SPORTING HUMOR ILLUSTRATED ALKEN PLATES COLOR SOCIAL COMMENTARY