MERRYMOUNT PRESS. LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB. ROSS, Gordon. SURTEES, R.S. ~ The Jaunts and Jollities of that Renowned Sporting Citizen Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street.
No. 1368 of 1500 copies. 10 illustrations after watercolours by Gordon Ross, signed by him on the limitation page. Printed by Updike at The Merrymount Press. Pp. xvii  219 . 4to., [19.5 x 26.5 cms], original brown gilt-stamped cloth, t.e.g, others uncut, original slipcase, title label to spine. An attractive, largely unopened copy in a very worn slipcase.
Robert Surtees began writing about the inimitable sporting hero John Jorrocks – a cockney grocer with a penchant for fox hunting – in the early 1830s and first published this collection of tales relating to Jorrocks’s adventures in 1838. Humorously illustrated with Gordon Ross’s watercolours.