'Knowledge for all the family'
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|Dimensions||45 × 35 × 16 mm|
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A classic victorian good humorous read looking 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 wood. Other book titles: Handley Cross or Mr. Jorrockss Hunt. By the author of Ask Hawbucks Grange, Sponges Sporting Tour etc John Leech, illustrated Surtees novels. Subscription edition. Cloth slightly faded at edges, slight hinge damage, small corner missing from back end paper. Full of interesting facts and humour, a country lifestyle becoming more factory farming.