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Handley Cross. Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt. By the Author of 'Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour'... With Illustrations by John Leech by  R.S.] [SURTEES - Hardcover - [n.d.]. - from Bow Windows Bookshop and Biblio.com

Handley Cross. Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt. By the Author of 'Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour'... With Illustrations by John Leech

by [SURTEES, R.S.]

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London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co, [n.d.].. 8vo, (xvi), 578, with 17 hand coloured steel engraved plates plus a hand coloured vignette on the title and 30 wood engraved plates, 67 further wood engravings in the text, marbled endpapers, bound by Harrison and Sons in later red half morocco, red cloth sides, gilt motifs on spine, darkened, slight rubbing to joints and raised bands, t.e.g., a very good copy.
  • Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 7883
  • Title: Handley Cross. Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt. By the Author of 'Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour'... With Illustrations by John Leech
  • Author: [SURTEES, R.S.]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co
  • Date published: [n.d.].
  • Keywords: Literature


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Cloth
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rubbing
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