The Analysis of the Hunting Field; being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters that Compose One. Robert Smith SURTEES.

The Analysis of the Hunting Field; being a Series of Sketches of the Principal Characters that Compose One.

London: Ackermann, 1846. Alken, Henry; Cook. First. hardcover. 6 hand colored plates plus colored vignette title by H(enry) Alken. 43 wood engraved text illustrations by Cook. Tall 8vo, full crimson morocco, elaborately decorated front and back in gilt with images of hounds, foxes and stylized foliage, red silk doublures, g.t. & gilt dentelles by Riviere; original red cloth cover & spine bound in; 4 pages of ads. near fine.

First issue, with plates dated November 1846; 2 armorial bookplates.

Price: $1,200.00

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