Title The Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire . . . Reprinted (with considerable Additions) from the New Sporting Magazine
Binding Cloth. Full morocco pull-off case.
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 2nd Edition
Publisher London Rudolph Ackermann 1837
Illustrator Henry Alken and T. J. Rawlins
Seller ID 006124
4to. 24.5 by 15.5 cm. xii, 206,  pp. (Final 8 pages are publisher's catalogue list.) With18 magnificent hand-colored, aquatint plates by Alken. Original publisher's green pebbled cloth stamped in gilt on front and spine. Custom full red morocco pull off case, with five raised bands, gilt lettering and ruling, the latter on both the spine and the boards. First state of the binding with the date at foot of spine. This edition contains 6 plates more than first edition, and also has three replacement plates, for a total of 9 new plates. The title page is also engraved. Tooley 67. Abbey Life 385. Schwerdt I 38. Condition: cloth binding soiled, with restoration by spine extremities yet still some roughness (blistering, rub spots) to spine generally. Scattered light foxing and soiling within. FFEP has long inscription, and the leaf is detached. The custom case has light wear but overall is near fine.