'Knowledge for all the family'
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|Dimensions||45 × 35 × 16 mm|
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A classic humorous look at British Victorian manners and fox hunting. Just think of the squire falling off his horse . . . several times. The hand colored illustrations by John Leech are wonderful. Clean red cloth decorated with black & gilt. Text tight, clean & intact. Pictorial frontispiece & title page. Illustrated with hand colored & B/W engravings on steel. Uncut pages. Text contains additional 30 pages of Robert S. Surtees, sketches of his career & 30 pages of John Leech, his illustrations to Surtees novels. Subscription edition. Cloth slightly faded at edges. Humor; Color & B/W engravings; 8vo; 265 plus 60 pages of the authors career and that of the illustrators comic sketches, discribed in full detail. Full of interesting facts and humour, a country lifestyle becoming more factory farming.