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JORROCK'S JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES; BEING THE HUNTING, SHOOTING, RACING,  DRIVING, SAILING, EATING, ECCENTRIC AND EXTRAVAGANT EXPLOITS OF THAT  RENOWNED SPORTING CITIZEN, MR. JOHN JORROCKS [16 COLOR PLATES] by  Robert Smith] [Surtees - Hardcover - 1869 - from poor mans books and Biblio.co.uk

JORROCK'S JAUNTS AND JOLLITIES; BEING THE HUNTING, SHOOTING, RACING, DRIVING, SAILING, EATING, ECCENTRIC AND EXTRAVAGANT EXPLOITS OF THAT RENOWNED SPORTING CITIZEN, MR. JOHN JORROCKS [16 COLOR PLATES]

by [Surtees, Robert Smith]

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


London: George Routledge and Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1869. Hardcover. hand colored plates; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; viii, 291, [1] pages; Jorrock's Jaunts and Jollities; being the Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of that renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks . All 16 brightly hand colored full page plates, engraved and etched by Henry Aiken, present and VF with light marginal toning. Lt brown calf leather over marbled boards. .




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