Publisher: London: Published by Rudolph Ackermann, 1846.
Edition: First edition, first issue, with the preface dated 1846 and two of the seven plates with the early date of Nov. 9, 1846.
Bibliographical References: Tooley, page 375; NCBEL III, 967.
Condition: Edges somewhat rubbed; some browning in the text, but the plates are bright and clean; very good copy.
Book ID: 27154
DescriptionLarge 8vo, red full morocco by Riviere, gilt rules, decorations, inner dentelles and lettering, a.e.g. Color frontis, engraved color title-page, five color plates, and 43 vignettes in the text by Henry Alken. Half-title present.
Comments¶ One of the great sporting books by R. S. Surtees in collaboration with the artist Henry Thomas Alken, this one a nonfiction work about the fox hunting season of 1845-46.