The Chace, the Turf, and the Road by Nimrod. Charles James Apperley.
The Chace, the Turf, and the Road by Nimrod
The Chace, the Turf, and the Road by Nimrod
The Chace, the Turf, and the Road by Nimrod

The Chace, the Turf, and the Road by Nimrod

London: John Murray, 1870. Hardcover. "New Edition; with portrait of author and illustrations." xviii, 277, [3] p., frontispiece, added engraved title page, and 2 leaves of plates: 20 full-page and in-text illustrations; 20 cm. Original red cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and cover illustration. Black-stamped decoration on front cover with matching blind-stamped decoration on back cover. Dark brown endpaper. Publisher's catalog of "Books for the Country" on final 2 unpaginated pages. Circular embossed stamp on front free endpaper reading: W.H. Smith & Son Library, 186 Strand. Nimrod was the pseudonym of Charles James Apperley (1777-1843), an English sportsman and sporting writer. Frontispiece is a portrait (presumably of Apperley) engraved by E. Finden from a painting by D. Maclise. Title page has red border. In Fair+ Condition: loss at ends of spine; front joint partially separated; cover lightly rubbed and soiled; front free endpaper and pages up to first page of text detached but present; frontispiece detached for 4 cm. from lower edge; occasional light soiling; complete. Fair +. Item #006826

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