Lot 407: 9 Books: Surtees, John Leech, foxes, hunting...
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Hunting] 9 Titles. ++ [Robert S. Surtees.] ASK MAMMA; Or, The Richest Commoner in England. By the Author of Handley Cross, Sponges Sporting Tour, Etc. Etc. Lon: Bradbury, Evans, and Co., (nd), [early reissue nearly identical to the first edition in book form but with 1858 removed from title page]. Field p204. [i]-x, [xi]-[xii], 412pp. Early red leather. Spine loose, front cover separated. Foxing. Minor toning to plates. 12 hand colored steel engraved plates. ++ [Surtees.] HANDLEY CROSS; Or, Mr. Jorrockss Hunt. By the Author of Mr. Sponges Sporting Tour, Ask Mamma, Plain or Ringlets? &c., &c. Illustrations by John Leech. Lon: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., (nd). Red leather with 6-panel spine (different from Ask Mamma). Front cover separated. Interior very good. ++ Surtees. THE JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES OF THAT RENOWNED SPORTING CITIZEN MR. JOHN JORROCKS Limited Editions Club, 1932. #148 of 1500 signed by illustrator Gordon Ross. Minor wear to spine ends, slight soil to rear cover, lacking slipcase. ++ Surtees. JORROCKSS JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES. Lon: Methuen & Co., 1903. One of 50 for England. Good. ++ Charles D. Lanier. MORE FOXHUNTING IN ENGLAND Privately Published, (1927). Good. ++ Thomas Smith. THE LIFE OF A FOX, WRITTEN BY HIMSELF: AND EXTRACTS FROM THE DIARY OF A HUNTSMAN. Edward Arnold, 1897. Orig ½ vellum and marbled board. Hinges cracked. ++ Siegfried Sassoon. MEMOIRS OF A FOX-HUNTING MAN. Lon: Faber & Gwyer, (1928). 1st trade edition thus. VG. ++ Sassoon. MEMOIRS OF A FOX-HUNTING MAN. Illustrated by William Nicholson. Coward-McCann, (nd). Very good in good slipcase. ++ FROM MY HUNTING DAY-BOOK: By His Imperial and Royal Highness The Crown Prince of the German Empire and of Prussia. Hodder and Stoughton, 1912. Good. ++ 8vo. Sold with all faults. 14.6 Lb.