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A humorous look at British Victorian manners and fox hunting. Just think of the squire falling off his horse . . . several times. The hand colored illustrations by John Leech are wonderful. Clean red cloth decorated with black & gilt. Text tight, clean & intact. Pictorial frontispiece & title page. Illustrated with hand colored & B/W engravings on wood. Other book titles: Handley Cross or Mr. Jorrocksâ€™s Hunt. By the author of Ask Mama, Romfords Hounds, Spongeâ€™s Sporting Tour etc John Leech, illustrated Surtees novels. Subscription edition. Cloth slightly faded at edges, small 12 mm tare in top front binding, top corner missing in middle end paper Full of interesting facts and humour, a country lifestyle becoming more factory farming.