Red Calf spine and corners with gilt banding, title, and hunting emblems decoration on the spine. Tan and brown marbled boards. Dimensions are for one volume.
Mr Sponge’s Sporting Tour; Handley Cross; Mr Romford’s Hounds; Hawbuck Grange; Ask Mamma; Plain or Ringlets.
An extremely good set
Robert Smith Surtees (17 May 1805 – 16 March 1864) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer, widely known as R. S. Surtees. He was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an old County Durham family. He is remembered for his invented character of Jorrocks, a vulgar but good-natured sporting cockney grocer.
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