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Handley Cross

or, The spa hunt : a sporting tale

by Robert Smith Surtees

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Published by Henry Colburn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the author of "Jorrocks" jaunts and jollities," &c.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24149731M
OCLC/WorldCa1626503

These sketches first appeared in book form in a volume entitled Jorrocks Jaunts and Jollities (); it was well received and others followed. A second collection, Handley Cross, was published in. Together six octavo volumes (8 5/8 x 5 7/16 inches; x mm.). All first editions in book form except for Handley Cross and Hillingdon Hall, which are the first illustrated editions (first published in three volumes, without illustrations, in & ). The first five titles originally published in parts. Mr.

Buy Handley Cross: Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt by John Leech online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. A first edition of Surtees' comical stories of the sporting cockney grocer, Handley Cross. Colour illustrated title page with seventeen colour illustrated plates by John Leech. The character of Handley Cross was very popular among the public of the time and Surtees gained a .

Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks’s Hunt Origin England Date Medium Book with seventeen steel engravings, with hand-coloring, and eighty-four wood engravings in black on ivory wove paper Dimensions × × 43 mm Credit Line Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg in memory of Bessie Kisloff Braude, Esq. Reference Number Hey Space Cadets, I hope this blog post finds you well. I’m doing well, making headway into the next book in The Reservist Trilogy, which is a part of the larger Order of the Centurion Series.I have no clue about publishing schedules, but that’s the rub when you work with larger publishing empires like the fine folks at Galaxy’s Edge.


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Handley Cross book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may /5. Handley Cross is one of his 'Jorrock' novels, following the vulgar though good natured sporting grocer Jorrock.

With 17 hand coloured plates by John Leech. Leech was a prolific caricaturist and illustrator who worked on many of Surtees's later novelsCondition: In a straight-grained morocco binding by Hatchards with gilt detailing depicting. However, Handley Cross was a shock.

It isn't a great book but it's certainly a different one. Superficially it's a little Dickensian in temporal and (sometimes) physical setting, but the cultural and mental world it describes is completely foreign/5(3). handley cross. by surtees, r s.

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Traditionally, November marks the start of the hunting season and so this month we feature Handley Cross, a nineteenth century comic classic that centres on the adventures of John Jorrocks, an eccentric grocer turned Master of Fox n by R.

Surtees, this entertaining satire is a 'noisy, vital book' full of zest and high spirits. Handley Cross Summary (Masterpieces of British Fiction) Start your hour free trial to unlock this Handley Cross study guide and get instant access will help you with any book.

Handley Cross “The best dialogue in Victorian fiction’ says Raymond Carr in his excellent introduction to the Society’s edition. he goes on to call this book ‘a great, if misshapen monument to (Surtees’) genius.’ For Surtees himself it was much more, and he called it the best thing he had ever written.

Robert Smith Surtees (17 May – 16 March ) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer, widely known as R. was the second son of Anthony Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, a member of an old County Durham family.

He is remembered for his invented character of Jorrocks, a vulgar but good-natured sporting cockney grocer. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Surtees, Robert Smith, Handley Cross. London: Methuen, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction.

Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt, Issue Robert Smith Surtees. Bradbury and Evans, - England - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. London - Bradbury Evans and Co., Book. Hardcover. Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt is a novel by Robert Smith Surtees withillustrations by John Leech including seventeen coloured engravings and numerous further engravings on wood integrated with text.

Robert Smith Surtees ( ) was an English editor, novelist and sporting writer. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Surtees, Robert Smith, Handley Cross. London: Methuen, (OCoLC) Handley Cross was first published in book form in as a triple-decker, Hillingdon Hall inHawbuck Grange inAsk Mamma inPlain or Ringlets.

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