Antique Book - Handley Cross or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt by Robert Smith Surtees Illustrated by John Leech | Vintage Decorative Library Book
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「Features」 · London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854. · First Edition of Surtees's Masterpiece · Hand colored frontispiece · 16 hand colored steel engravings, and numerous woodcut text illustrations by John Leech. · Original tan pictorial cloth, gilt
「Style Inspiration」 A wonderful gift for the avid hunter, collector and bibliophile in your life! Even if you don't get around to reading the stories, just the beautifully illustrated cover will bring a touch of historical charm to your bookshelf, side table or coffee table.
「History」 Handley Cross is a nineteenth century comic classic that centers on the adventures of John Jorrocks, an eccentric grocer turned Master of Fox Hounds. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
「Dimension」 9" L x 6" W x 1.5" D
「Condition」 Overall good vintage condition. Some wear to the cover. Yellowing of the pages consistent with age.