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[APPERLEY, Charles James (1777?-1843)]. Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. ... New Edition. With a Memoir of Nimrod by R. S. Surtees, London: Downey & Co., 1899. Large 8° (262 x 175mm). Half title, engraved facsimile title, 20 hand-coloured plates by Henry Alken. Finely-bound in half red morocco gilt by L. Broga, spine gilt with hunting tools in compartments, top edges gilt (a few scuff marks). First published in 1835.
[APPERLEY, Charles James 1777?-1843)]. The Chase, the Road and the Turf, London: Edward Arnold, 1898. 4° (254 x 188mm). Plates, some coloured, by Henry Alken. Contemporary red half calf gilt, spine gilt with hunting tools in compartments, top edges gilt (extremities scuffed). First published in 1837.
With 25 other similar sporting books, most by Surtees, a few duplicates, all but six bound in vari-coloured calf gilt. (27)
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