"Plain or Ringlets?"
"Plain or Ringlets?"

"Plain or Ringlets?"

London: Bradbury and Evans, 1860.

Octavo, 13 handcoloured illustrations and numerous woodcuts; full calf.

First edition with illustrations by John Leech: a classic of Victorian sporting literature. Surtees was an aficionado of the hunt and failed solicitor, who began writing his Sporting Magazine in 1831. Immensely popular in the Victorian era he was the progenitor of the "Sporting Novel".

First edition with illustrations by John Leech: a classic of Victorian sporting literature. Surtees was an aficionado of the hunt and failed solicitor, who began writing his Sporting Magazine in 1831. Immensely popular in the Victorian era he was the progenitor of the "Sporting Novel".

With the bookplate of Thos. Fenwick Harrison.

Sadleir, 3167.

Price (AUD): $450.00  other currencies     Ref: #2509683

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