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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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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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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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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: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Limited Editions Club: 1932

Edition: Limited, Numbered First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller Id: 20194

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Ross. Limited, Numbered edition this being #900. The Limited Editions Club edition in very good, lightly bumped condition, full brown cloth with gilt design to covers and spine, page block untrimmed, top edge gilt, endpps slightly darkened, lower fore-edge of rear board discolored, else VG. 10 lovely watercolor plates by Ross. Scarce edition, more than presentable. 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

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Hawbuck Grange or, The Sporting Adventures Of Thomas Scott, Esq. Jorrocks Edition

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $28.00

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

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45608

Condition: Good


Good hardcover in blue illustrated cloth boards with brown, red and gold. Christmas gift label and embossed owner's initials on lower fore edge of blank fep. 265 pp. + 10 pages publisher's adverts. Hand colored frontispiece plus 8 full page illustrations and many text illustrations by W.T. Maud. Publication date of 1892 on foot of title page, with preface to the original edition having a date of 1847. View more info

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Ask Mama or, The Richest Commoner In England. Jorrocks Edition

By: Surtees, Robert Smith

Price: $38.00

Publisher: England, George Bayntun: 1925

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 45609

Condition: Very Good


Very good hardcover in blue cloth boards illust with brown, red and gold. Christmas gift label on front paste down and embossed owner's initials on lower fore edge of blank fep. 423 pp. Hand colored frontispiece plus a myriad full page illustrations and text illustrations by W.T. Maud. Publication date of 1926 on foot of title page, with preface to the original edition having a date of 1858. View more info

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Scenes and Characters

By: Surtees, Robert Smith; Edited and Introduced by Cyril Ray

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, The Falcon Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38756

Condition: Very Good


Cream pictorial hardcover has light soil, paper at head of spine chipped 1/2", touch of shelf wear at very tips. 96 pages are crisp and clean, no tears, soil or names. Not exlib. More than suitable for gift giving. Unclipped dj is a professional reproduction and shows the same 1/2" chip at head of spine, micro chip at front foot of gutter, else fine. With a cynical eye for character and robust, salty humor, Surtees draws detailed pictures of the clothing, fun, furniture and social habits of middle-class England, the very folks he based the characters in his entertaining books on. View more info

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Town and Country Papers

By: Surtees, Robert Smith; Edited with Intro By E. D. Cuming

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36557

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover in red cloth with decorative gilt covers, two soiled indentations on cover and sunning on upper fore-edge. Rear cover sunning more pronounced but in not as large an area, spine sunned but gilt titles remain legible. Beveled tips bumped and lightly rubbed. Inner hinges fine, pastedowns somewhat age-toned, no names, tears or soil but moderate foxing present in the 301 pp text. Illustrated with 4 lovely color plates (all present) and many b/w art reproductions throughout the text. A compilation by the editor of Surtees' fugitive contributions to magazines and "Bell's... View more info

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The Howard County - Iron Bridge Hounds Gala Hunt Ball Program for Saturday, March 19, 2011 Maryland Club, Baltimore, MD

By: The Howard County Iron Bridge Hounds Hunt Club

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MD, Privately Published: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44760

ISBN: 0738587664

Condition: Near Fine


Rare 16 pp stapled card cover large format program for the hunt ball, silent auction & guest speakers. Illustrated with many b/w captioned photographs and a couple of drawn maps. Rear cover has a lovely full pg b/w photo of hounds running in show and a full length 5 paragraph poems entitled The Game Of Our Hearts by William Henry Ogilvie from 1920. Iron Bridge Hounds current hunt staff members are: Masters of Foxhounds: Roger I. Scullin, MFH & Donald R. Reuwer, Jr., MFH/ Professional Staff: David Pickett: Huntsman; Kelly Burdge, First Whipper-In. Honorary Staff: Dale Proctor, Lisa Reid, Rich R... View more info

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Foxhunting From The Times

By: The Hunting Correspondent of The Times; With a Foreword by Earl Bathurst. VG+ 1st ED/HB/DJ

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The Office of The Times Printing House: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44832

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover, not ex-lib. Rust cloth boards show bumped (not rubbed) tips, slight ripple of cloth at foot of frt board, bright gilt spine title. Ink initial dedication on age-toned fep. 55 pp text clean with a touch of age toning in margins. Original photo illustrated, unclipped dj in new mylar is foxed and has an open chip at head of spine, a small hole in center of back strip and a 1/2 inch x 2 inch chip at head of rear panel next to a clean, closed 3 inch tear but still displays well with wrap around b/w photograph of a huntsman with hounds and staff in an open fields. A lovely... View more info

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More Foxhunting From The Times

By: The Hunting Correspondent of The Times; With a Foreword by Viscount Halifax, K.G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, The Office of The Times Printing House: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44780

Condition: Good


First edition hardcover, not ex-lib. Red cloth boards show bumped (not rubbed) tips, slightly sunned and a tad soiled back strip with gilt spine title. 1 inch split in cloth at head of frt gutter. Frt board slightly sprung (bowed), spine ends are rubbed with a bit of the board showing at both ends. Pencil name on foxed fep, foxing on first four and last six or so pages. Text fairly clean with a spot or two noted in some margins. Professionally reproduced photo illustrated, unclipped dj in new mylar has two chips, one taking most of the M from the title but still displays well with wrap around ... View more info

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Hounds and Hunting Through the Ages

By: Thomas, Joseph B., M.F.H.; Foreword By Mason Houghland, M.F.H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Windward House: 1933

Seller Id: 31466

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely hardcover in burgundy cloth with bright gilt cover title, spine title a bit dull, two tiny splits in cloth at head of backstrip from pulling off shelf, 210 pp text tight and bright with tidy name on fep. Rare Windward House DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows bits of loss at tips but displays well. Required reading for any sporting library. Contents include: Fundamentals and Traditions / Limners and Bards of the Chase / Hounds and Horns of Yore / Present Day Hounds / Attributes of a Good Hound / Comments on a Hunting Pack / The Eccentricities of Scent / Kennels ... View more info

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Hunting England A Survey of the Sport, and of Its Chief Grounds

By: Thomas, Sir W. Beach

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 34707

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition hardcover published in London by B.T. Batsford LTD, 1936. Loaded with enchanting photographs, it will transport one to the field with it's great close-ups and panoramic vistas of Olde England. Red cloth boards with black titles show lightly bumped extremities, hinge papers fine, no names, tears or soil. Original dj in mylar shows surface wear and color loss at periphery but displays well with wrap-around color hunt scene art. Sir William Beach Thomas has written a book that will be enjoyed as much by the regular hunting fraternity as by armchair enthusiasts who love to browse... View more info

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To Hounds with John Tickner

By: Tickner, John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Putnam and Company Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46357

ISBN: 0370001079

Condition: Near Fine


Two copies available, both are first edition hardcovers in red paper covered boards with sharp tips and spine ends, endpps lightly age toned. Both dated 1962 without further mention of printings, etc. One has a tidy 1971 Christmas gift dedication on fep and cream colored spine lettering on its unclipped professionally reproduced dj showing light wear at extremities but displays very well in new mylar wrapper. Second copy has no writing inside the book and it's photo-reproduced jacket shows salmon colored spine lettering on its dj spine DJ front panels show a drawing of a woman in a tweed j... View more info