Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq.... with Notices of his Hunting, Shooting, Driving, Racing, Eccentric and Extravagant Exploits. By Nimrod. With numerous illustrations by H. Alken and T.J. Rawlins. Third Edition, with a Brief Memoir of Nimrod, by the author of Handley Cross [i.e. R.S. Surtees]
London : Rudolph Ackermann, Eclipse Sporting Gallery, 191, Regent Street. 1851. 8vo, [A]4, B-O8, P4, Q1, [-]4 , x, 218,  pp + 8 pp (adverts), engraved title and 18 aquatints in fine original handcolouring, occasional light foxing, publisher’s green pebble-grain gilt decorated cloth, a.e.g., spine inevitably a little faded but still a fine copy, engraved armorial bookplate of “Cunliffe” on front pastedown and the signature “H. Cunliffe Jany 1854” on front fly with the note in his hand “One of the curiosities of Biography”
This third edition contains six more plates that the first edition and replaces 3 others with new plates making 9 new plates in all. The plates are by the great sporting artist, Henry Alkin, some in collaboration with T. J. Rawlins and are here all in brilliant impressions.
Pasted inside the front cover is a printed card headed “Second Application. November Election, 1875. Infant Orphan Asylum, Wanstead” soliciting votes for “Edith Mary Harriet Mytton, aged 5 years, daughter of the late John Mytton, who died leaving nine children...”
Reference: Schwerdt vol.1 p. 39 Tooley : English Books with Coloured Plates. no. 68 Abbey. Life. no. 385 (for 2nd edition)
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