[SURTEES, ROBERT SMITH. 1803-1864.]
Handley Cross; or Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853-54.
17 parts. 8vo (223 x 142 mm).17 hand-colored plates and 84 wood engravings in text by John Leech. Original red wrappers. Custom chemise and cloth clamshell case (worn). Faint dampstaining to a spines of a few parts.
Provenance: Nathan of Churt (bookplate to clamshell case].
FIRST ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN ORIGINAL MONTHLY PARTS, an unusually well preserved copy. Advertisements conforming to Tooley with additional slip on blue paper for Hard Times at front of part 12. First published in 3 volumes without illustrations in 1843. Tooley 473.