Handley Cross or Mr Jorrocks's Hunt. London: Bradbury and Evans, [1853]-1854. 17 original parts, 8vo, 17 hand-coloured etched plates and 100 wood-engraved illustrations by John Leech. (Occasional light spotting or light offsetting from plates, a few lower margins with small holes.) Original brick-red printed coloured wrappers, uncut (rubbed, some spines a little chipped); 20th-century red morocco gilt box.

FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN ORIGINAL PARTS, FIRST ISSUE with 'illustrious Leech' printed in the preface. This set contains all advertisements and slips called for by Podeschi, but with a few variations from Schwerdt's list of advertisements: part IX does not contain the Breidenbach advertisment but 'Rimmel's Toilet Vinegar'; part X contains 'Jeffrey's Respirator' instead of 'Watherston & Brodgen'; part XIV 'New Tale by Dickens' instead of 'Watherston & Brodgen', part XVI 'Passam Smith & Co's Teas' and 'Dr de Jongh's Cod Liver Oil' instead of 'Elegant Ballads' and 'Angler's Guide'. Mellon/Podeschi 188; Sadleir 3162a; Schwerdt II, 234; Tooley 473; Wolff 6633a.

With 6 other works by Surtees, including Ask Mama (London, 1857-58), Mr Facey's Romford's Hounds (London, 1864-65), and Plain or Ringlets (London, 1859-60), all in original parts with wrappers; and the Schwerdt copy of Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities (London, 1838, lower fore-margin defective). (57)

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