Lot 100

SURTEES, Robert Smith (1805-64).  [Sporting Novels]. London: Bradbury, Agnew & Co., [c. 1890]. 6 volumes, large 8vo. Hand-coloured engraved plates by John Leech, illustrations. Original red pictorial cloth gilt. “Printed for Subscribers from the plates of the Original Edition.” A FINE BRIGHT SET. "I bought this lovely sparkling set of Surtees from Michael Gove who runs a most interesting bookshop in Bolton Abbey in Yorkshire. Fred Trueman, who worshipped in the church at Bolton Abbey, is buried in the graveyard just over the hedge from Gove's shop" (H.B.). (6)

Estimate: £100-£150