Bradbury and Evans, 1853. Item #13395
SURTEES, Robert Smith. MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR. With Illustrations By John Leech. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853. 8vo., red half-morocco leather & red cloth, gilt titles on spine, top edge gilt. First Edition. With 13 marvelous hand-colored plates by Leech. This title is probably considered Surtees best work, with Mr. Soapy Sponge being among his best-known characters. Very Good (minor wear & scuffing leather, bit of bubbling to cloth on the front cover; gilt nice & bright). $150.00.