John Leech HK Browne color plates c.1858 Surtees leather book Romford'sBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Color plate books of the nineteenth century- John Leech & H.K. Browne, Illustrators.
Beautiful period leather, raised bands gilt ruled, large sporting gilt devices to spine compartments, marbled end papers and edges. 24 hand colored engravings.
A complete, clean, tight, sound and well preserved example.
Mr. Romford's Hounds (by R.T. Surtees).
London, Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. (c.1858-60). pp. 391.
Twenty four steel engraved prints (including vignette half-title) with original hand color, heightened with gum arabic.
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Book measures: 8 7/8" H X 6 1/4" W.