Hadley Cross Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt 1854 John Leech illustrated book Robert SurteeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Handley Cross; or Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt, by Robert Smith Surtees.
Published 1854, London by Bradbury, Agnew & Co.
578  pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with dozens of wood engravings (some full page), plus 17 hand colored steel engraved plates protected by original tissue guards.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt & embossed pictorial cover & spine decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine cloth slightly uniformly sunned, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound. Overall fresh example.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this antique book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 9" H x 6" W.