Memoirs of the Life of John Mytton, Esq., of Halston, Shropshire, Formerly M.P. for Shrewsbury, High Sheriff for the Counties of Salop & Merrioneth, and Major of the North Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry; with Notices of His Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing, Eccentric, and Extravagant Exploits, by Nimrod. With numerous illustrations by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins.

London: Rudolph Ackermann, 1851. Third edition, third issue (both title pages dated 1851), "with a brief memoir of Nimrod by the author of 'Handley Cross" (Robert Smith Surtees). 8vo. ix, (1), 218 pp. Illustrated, 18 engraved plates, beautifully hand-colored, extra engraved title page. Cover and spine title: "Life and Death of John Mytton, Esq." With the engraved sporting bookplate of John Sherwin, Jr., on the front pastedown. The third edition was the first to include the biographical sketch of Nimrod by Surtees. Tooley 68. Original gilt-stamped decorated blue cloth, a.e.g. Several signatures a bit pulled, but very good. Item #53224

Price: $600.00

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