The Jaunts and Jollities of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane ...

The Jaunts and Jollities of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street

Surtees, R.S.; illustrated by Gordon Ross; introduction by A. Edward Newton

Published by New York: Limited Editions Club, 1932, 1932
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219 p. Surtees was a solicitor (he wrote a book on the law as it pertained to horses). Upon finding himself next in line to inherit has father's estate, he gave himself over to editing a sporting magazine and created the endearing and humorous Mr. Jorrocks, a grocer and horseman (he wrote a novel about him). This book is a compilation of papers from the New Sporting Magazine, 1831-1834. There are ten fine watercolor illustrations by Gordon Ross, of whom Newton says "there is no living superior." This is number 635 of a limited edition of 1500; it is signed by Ross. Hard cover, brown cloth with gilt titles and decorations (titles on spine are rubbed); printed on fine paper with ragged fore edge; top edges gilt; slipcase, intact but worn at all extremities. Bookseller Inventory # 12CS

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Title: The Jaunts and Jollities of that Renowned ...

Publisher: New York: Limited Editions Club, 1932

Publication Date: 1932

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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