Jorrocks' Jaunts and Jollities - the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks
George Routledge & Co. 1874, Fourth & Revised Edition. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: ALKEN, Henry. Book, Old half red calf leather with raised bands and orange cloth boards. In each of the spine panels is a different gilt vignetter ie, dog, horse, fox, horseshoe etc. The cloth has a number of light marks and dusting but the leather is in lovely condition with light wear only to spine with no chipping & no splitting. Small mark to head of leather on top left of front panel. Normal wear to leather corners. Internally clean. Neat old ink name & date 1876 to endpaper. 16 hand coloured illustrations by alken. An occasional light fox spot within text. Hand marbled endpapers. A very nice edition & would make a lovely present. Very good+.
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Book number: 12835
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 146.5 US$ 172.73 | JP¥ 19034]
Keywords: Alken, Henry