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Jorrocks' Jaunts And Jollities - (Everyman's Library Volume 817)

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Title:Jorrocks' Jaunts And Jollities - (Everyman's Library Volume 817)
Price:GBP£8.00 (about USD$10.10)
Book ID:B009-3883
Publisher:J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, London, 1928
Edition:First Thus
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1928, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Thus

Everyman's Library No. 817; blind-stamped publisher's device to front cover; illustrated 'everyman' end-papers; introduction by Major Apperley, bibliography & contents; JorrocksÂ’s Jaunts and Jollities; or, The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits of That Renowned Sporting Citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks, of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street, is a series of picaresque comic tales originally published as individual stories in the New Sporting Magazine between 1831 and 1834 and collected in book form in 1838. The ebullient Jorrocks is a vulgar Cockney grocer, a city man who loves the sporting life in the country. He is surrounded by a variety of eccentric characters as comic as he is. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 11 + 254 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Previous owner's signature in ink on introduction page. Top edge brown. Gilt titles spine. Multiple copies available this title. red cloth. Quantity Available: 2. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Rural Life; Hunting; Sports & Pastimes; Britain/UK; 19th century; Humour. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3883.
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