Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities; or, the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks [etc.]. Robert Smith Surtees.
Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities; or, the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks [etc.]

Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities; or, the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks [etc.]

Philadelphia: E.L. Carey & A. Hart, 1838. First American edition. Hardcover in slipcase. 2 vols.: 200, 195 pp, no ills. Ex libris "From the Books at Farandnear." Old (original?) quarter cloth and plain paper boards, with old paper spine labels. In modern slipcase and matching chemises.(ribbons frayed away). Scattered age browing overall. Very good. Item #30575

A relatively early American imprint on foxhunting on horseback, following the original periodical and book publication in London. "Farandnear" is probably the Banks estate in Shirley, Mass., now a property of the Trustees of Reservations. A beautiful and scarce set, good for a gift for your favorite MFH. Photos are too dark.

Price: $300.00

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