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MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ by NIMROD - 1837 - from Boston Book Company (SKU: 79065)

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ by NIMROD - 1837 - from Boston Book Company (SKU: 79065)

MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ

by NIMROD

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1837. [APPERLEY, Charles James]. 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. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1837. Second edition, reprinted (with considerable additions) from the New Sporting Magazine. Illustrated with 18 hand-colored engraved plates by H. Alken and T. J. Rawlins. Engr. t.p.,xii,206 pp. + 8 pp. publisher's catalogue. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth, gilt spine and cover vignettes, a.e.g. Binding shows minor shelfwear, with corners gently bumped. and scattered foxing; but the gilt-stamping is bright. Slight foxing to title-pages; in general the plates are quite sharp, clean and beautifully colored. Page 17-18 and plate facing p. 18 are loose, laid-in and unharmed. Otherwise, the bookblock is sound. Housed in a green cloth, modern custom-made three-panel folding sheath within a slipcase. An attractive copy of an uncommon and important sporting book. (Tooley 67).

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Boston Book Company US (US)
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79065
Title
MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE LATE JOHN MYTTON, ESQ
Author
NIMROD
Book condition
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Date Published
1837

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