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Mr. Facey Romford's Hounds The "Jorrocks" Edition

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Bradbury, Agnew & Co. Limd.: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45584

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover rebound in green linen and leather with 5 raised bands and gilt ruled edges, and blindstamped huntsman, hounds and fox in boxes on fpine. Original blue illustrated cover is bound in rear. Board tips bumped and rubbed. Text tight and bright with rear hinge cracked and front hinge starting but page block going nowhere. Classic tale of the chase loaded with b/w vignettes and 8 full page b/w plates. Hand-colored tissue-guarded frontis in fine shape. Originally published 1865. Former copy of the late Joseph B. Wiley Jr of Bedminster NJ with his sig on fep. Wiley: July 2... View more info

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Plain or Ringlets?

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1951

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 45572

Condition: Very Good


A beautiful smaller 4th edition in red cloth with black title showing sharp tips and spine ends. No sunning on cloth. 539 pp text tight and bright with tidy embossed former owner's initials on fep. Many full page color plates. Classic tale of the chase. View more info

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Handley Cross or Mr. Jorrocks Hunt

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17638

Condition: Very Good +


Lovely red cloth boards with sunned extremties. (First Edition in this form). 667pp, Gilt spine title on black square, "1930" and small horse head vignette in gilt at base of spine. Top edte gilt. Text fine, no inscripions. View more info

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Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities

By: Surtees, R. S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1948

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 17642

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in red cloth boards with white lettered title on sunned and marked spine. Boards have some light spots, corners sharp, spine ends bumped. 207 pp text tight and bright with tidy dated name on fep. Many full page color plates. Classic tale of the chase. View more info

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The Analysis of the Hunting Field Being a Series of Sketches of the Principle Characters That Compose One. The Whole Forming a Slight Souvenir of the Season 1845-46

By: Surtees, R. S.: Robert Smith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1923

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 45836

Condition: Very Good


This issue, (founded on the original edition, published by Rudolph Ackerman in the year 1846) was published 1923. Publisher's original green cloth hardcover boards w/worn but legible gilt spine titles and fox mask on frt cover, brown cloth spine displays well for a 98 year old book. Book is straight and solid, has rubbed tips with boards showing. Former owner's tidy gift dedication on fep, else, no tears or soil within. A bit of foxing present on the age-toned endpapers but the 244 page text is clean and not brittle. Wonderfully illustrated with full page, glossy plates in full color after ... View more info

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Robert Smith Surtees (Creator of "Jorrocks") 1803-1864

By: Surtees, R. S.; Cuming, E.D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46827

Condition: Good +


First edition hardcover in red cloth covered boards with gilt titles show rubbing and chipping at head of darkened spine with no loss of spine title. Black ink and faint cup ring on frt board, book now placed in removable clear mylar sleeve and well protected. Some moderate foxing on endpapers, remainder tight and bright with name & address on inside cover. 339 pp. This is the account of Surteess' life and some of his unfinished work and rough drafts discovered after his death discovered by Cuming. A fabulous read and welcome addition to any sporting library. View more info

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The Jaunts and Jollities of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. JOHN JORROCKS of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street. VG 1st Limited/Numbered HB

By: Surtees, R. S.; Intro By A. Edward Newton

Price: $22.00

Publisher: NY, The Limited Editions Club: 1932

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller Id: 20194

Condition: Good


Limited, Numbered edition this being #900 of 1500 copies. Signed by Gordon Ross on Limitation page. 219 page block is crisp and unmarked, edges untrimmed, top edge gilt, endpps slightly darkened. Full brown cloth with gilt design to covers and spine discolored at lower board tips. 10 lovely watercolor plates by Ross. View more info

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Jorrocks Jaunts & Jollities

By: Surtees, R.S.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 12254

Condition: Near Fine


1st printing 1949 Folio Society hardcover in dj. Not exlib. Sunning on back strip, text as new with light patch of toning on paste downs, dj is a professionally reproduced copy that shows a few chips but displays well in new mylar. The classic Surtees tale with all the bumbling antics of John Jorrocks and his clan. 228 pp. Chapters include: The Swell and the Surrey/ The Yorkshireman and the Surrey/ Surrey Shooting: Mr. Jorrocks In Trouble/ Mr. Jorrocks and the Surrey Staghounds/ The Turf: Mr. Jorrocks at Newmarket/ A Week at Cheltenham/ Aquatics: Mr. Jorrocks at Margate/ The Road: English an... View more info

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Hunts with Jorrocks

By: Surtees, R.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 13735

Condition: Good


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with a bright gilt cover title and blind stamped outline of Jorrocks on horseback. Sunned gilt title on spine, 215 pp text has some foxing on end papers and margins. Corners bumped, cloth just broken on lower fore edge tip. Hunting stories taken from Surtees' Handley Cross with 25 wonderful full page, tissue guarded color plates by Armour. View more info

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Jorrocks' Jaunts & Jollities

By: Surtees, R.S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31464

Condition: Very Good +


1st Folio Society edition in red cloth with bright gilt title, some sunning on lower boards, in fair original dust wrapper with a large chip at head of spine on frt panel but no loss to titles. Gift dedication on title page To Harry I. Tiffany Country Squire & Artist, Bob Widermann June 6, 57. 228 pp. The classic Surtees tale with all the bumbling antics of John Jorrocks and his clan. Chapters include: The Swell and the Surrey/ The Yorkshireman and the Surrey/ Surrey Shooting: Mr. Jorrocks In Trouble/ Mr. Jorrocks and the Surrey Staghounds/ The Turf: Mr. Jorrocks at Newmarket/ A Week at Chel... View more info

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Jorrocks on 'Unting

By: Surtees, R.S.; Illust Cecil Aldin

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 25547

Condition: Fair


3 Lovely tipped in color plates by Aldin and color plate pasted on cover. Paper covered boards show light rubbing at tips. Bit of insect damage nibbles on foot of front board (barely visible on the shelf), 32 page block and rear board shows deeper nibbles with last few pages missing lower margins but NO text missing and no damage to actual tipped in plates. Pencil names on fep. Boards re-backed at spine with brown tape. Still presentable on the shelf and certainly one of the most witty books by Surtees showing the character of the bubbly, boisterous Jorrocks as he informs the masses on the wil... View more info