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Seven hunting titles uniformly bound in three-quarter red morocco in signed Morrell fine bindings

Seven hunting titles uniformly bound in three-quarter red morocco in signed Morrell fine bindings, and with 99 hand-colored plates.

R. S. Surtees Demy 8vo, (8.75 in x 5.5 in), Handley Cross, illustrated by Leech, pp. 578, 17 hand-colored steel engraved plates, 30 wood engraved plates; Hawbuck Grange, illustrated by Phiz, pp. 330, 8 hand-colored steel engraved plates, 23 wood engraved plates; Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour, illustrated by Leech, pp. 408, 13 hand-colored steel engraved plates, 29 wood engraved plates; Ask Mamma, illustrated by Leech, pp. 412, 13 hand-colored steel engraved plates, 19 wood engraved plates; Plain or Ringlets, illustrated by Leech, pp. 406, 12 hand-colored steel engraved plates, 8 wood engraved plates; and Mr. Romford's Hounds, illustrated by Leech and Phiz, pp. 392, 24 hand-colored steel engraved plates, 4 wood engraved plates; Hillington Hall, illustrated by Wildrake, Heath, and Jellico, pp. 520, 12 hand- colored plates. Six hand-colored title vignettes, one plain. Wood engraved text illustrations throughout. Seven volumes uniformly bound in 3/4 red morocco and red cloth by Morrell with their pallet signature on the front free endpapers. Backs in six compartments, gilt lettered in the second and third, gilt sporting ornaments centered in the rest, five raised bands, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Bound for Charles E. Lauriat, Boston with tiny pallet stamp on the lower front free endpapers. Very good attractive set with some wear and faults including one volume professionally re-backed with the original back-strip laid down. Two headcaps with partial chip, some minor wear to edges, corners and extremities, joints a bit rubbed. Two plates repaired without loss. Some corners of some sheets in one volume bumped with some minor small chips. Sheets and plates clean, unmarked, complete. H10449 All Items Are Sent Insured. Insurance charges are included in the Shipping & Handling Charges. International buyers please be aware that we are not responsible for and do not include or estimate customs duties, fees or taxes in any way in our listings. We ship all orders within 5 days of cleared payment. We do not create and are not responsible for shipping times or delays associated with customs and international shipping.