NIMROD [PSEUDONYM OF CHARLES JAMES APPERLEY. 1777-1843.] Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq.... London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1835.<BR />
Lot 5059
[APPERLEY, CHARLES JAMES. 1777-1843.] Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq.... By Nimrod. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1835.
US$ 700 - 900
£420 - 540
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[APPERLEY, CHARLES JAMES. 1777-1843.]
Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq.... By Nimrod. London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1835.
8vo (209 x 129 mm). [vi], 110 pp. 12 colored aquatint plates by H. Alken. Brown cloth titled in gilt within gilt design on upper board. Custom cloth chemise and slipcase. Rebacked with original backstrip laid down, endpapers refreshed, bookplate to front pastedown, light wear.

FIRST EDITION, containing three plates not appearing in the second edition. In Tooley's estimation, "a most valuable and important book for the sporting life of the period." Tooley 66.
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