Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire, formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High Sheriff for the counties of Salop and Merioneth, and Major of the North Shropshire Yoemanry Calvary; with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits. By Nimrod. With numerous illus. by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins … with a brief memoir of Nimrod, by the author of "Handley Cross." C. J. Apperley.
Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire, formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High Sheriff for the counties of Salop and Merioneth, and Major of the North Shropshire Yoemanry Calvary; with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits. By Nimrod. With numerous illus. by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins … with a brief memoir of Nimrod, by the author of "Handley Cross."
Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire, formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High Sheriff for the counties of Salop and Merioneth, and Major of the North Shropshire Yoemanry Calvary; with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits. By Nimrod. With numerous illus. by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins … with a brief memoir of Nimrod, by the author of "Handley Cross."

Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire, formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High Sheriff for the counties of Salop and Merioneth, and Major of the North Shropshire Yoemanry Calvary; with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits. By Nimrod. With numerous illus. by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins … with a brief memoir of Nimrod, by the author of "Handley Cross."

London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1851. Third edition, but the first to include Surtees' "Memoir of Nimrod," 8vo, pp. ix, [1], 218, [8] ads; inserted engraved title-p., hand-colored frontispiece and 17 hand-colored plates; original pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt on upper cover and spine, a.e.g.; ads for Ackerman's Sporting Library on both pastedowns; some wear at the extremities and small cracks at the spine ends, but this is a good, sound copy, and internally it's clean and bright. "A most valuable and important book for the sporting life of the period, aptly described by Newton as ëa biography of a real man that reads like a work of fictioní" (Tooley).Tooley 68. Item #26098

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