1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
[ROBERT SMITH SURTEES]
Handley Cross, or Mr Jorrocks's Hunt. London: Bradbury and Evans, -54. 17 original parts, 8°, 17 hand-coloured etched plates and 100 wood-engraved illustrations by John Leech (occasional light marginal browning, a few spots), original brick-red coloured printed wrappers (extremities lightly rubbed and creased, a little chipped, a few covers faded), cloth box.
FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN ORIGINAL PARTS, FIRST ISSUE with "illustrious Leech" printed in the preface. This set contains all advertisments and slips called for by Podeschi. Mellon/Podeschi 188; Sadleir 3162a; Schwerdt II, 234; Tooley 473; Wolff 6633a. (17)
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