London, South Kensington
1 September 2008
Tit Bits of the Turf. London: Fores, 1887. Oblong 2° (343 x 500mm), pictorial title, hand-coloured illustrations by Finch Mason, original cloth-backed coloured pictorial boards (inner hinges weak, rubbed and lightly stained).
With 17 other illustrated works, including G. H. Jalland's The Sporting Adventures of Mr Popple with coloured plates; Racing and Chasing: The Road, the River and the Hunt, with "graphotype" plates by Hablot K. Browne; and a collection of books by G. Bowers, all oblong 2° or 4°. (18)
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