SUPERBLY BOUND SET OF THREE SURTEES HUNTING PARODIES IN FIRST EDITION, WITH HAND-COLORED PLATES BY LEECH AND BROWNE
SURTEES, Robert Smith. Handley Cross. WITH: Plain or Ringlets? WITH: Mr. Facey Romford’s Hounds
Handley Cross. London, 1854. Three volumes.
First single-volume editions in book form of three vigorous and engaging Surtees comic novels, abounding with sharp social observations, illustrated with hand-colored plates and in-text line cuts by John Leech and Hablôt K. Browne, and handsomely bound by Rivière & Son. $900.