Publisher: London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1851.
Edition: Third edition, third issue; this is the first edition to contain the life of Apperley by Robert Surtees.
Bibliographical References: Abbey, Life in England, 385; Tooley 68.
Condition: Edges very slightly rubbed; fine copy, enclosed in a quarter morocco clamshell box.
Book ID: 20929
Description8vo, navy blue full crushed morocco by Wallis, gilt rules, decorations and lettering, a.e.g. Engraved title and 18 hand colored plates. Original blue cloth front cover and spine bound in. Bound without the four pages of terminal ads.
CommentsA handsome copy of one of the classics of sporting literature in its best edition.