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Handley Cross; or, the Spa hunt, by the author of "Jorrocks" jaunts and jollities".

by Robert Smith Surtees

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Hardcover. Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt is a novel by Robert Smith Surtees withillustrations by John Leech including seventeen coloured engravings and numerous further engravings on wood integrated with text. Robert Smith Surtees ( ) was an 'In Surtees published in book form a collection of his magazine articles featuring Mr Jorrocks, the "jolly, free-and-easy, fox-hunting grocer" (to use Surtees's own description), under the title of Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities. A longer, more rounded Jorrocks novel, Handley Cross, appeared in and another, Hillingdon Hall, in

Handley Cross: or, the Spa hunt, by the author of 'Jorrocks' jaunts and jollities' 17 Jun, by Robert Smith Surtees Rs HANDLEY CROSS: OR, THE SPA HUNT is a typical example of nineteenth century English sporting tales. The novel contains little plot and little attempt at dramatic motivation, but to an enthusiastic

Surtees never wrote anything so good as Handley Cross, which was his first full-length book, published in ; although he was a vivid writer thirteen years earlier when des- cribing for the New Sporting Magazine a series of visits to hunts in the Home /25/hunting-jaunts-and-jollities-handley-crossy-r Handley Cross, with seventeen coloured illustrations and one hundred woodcuts. Author Surtees, Robert Smith, Published


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Full text of "Handley Cross; or, the Spa hunt, by the author of 'Jorrocks' jaunts and jollities'." Title: Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt. By the author of "Sponge's Sporting Tour" [R.

Surtees.] The Jorrocks edition. Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers   Dull, repetitive and highly unamusing, plus it's a heavy tome, making it impossible to carry about.

I read and very much enjoyed "Jorrocks Jaunts and Jollities" but this is simply the same thing over again, several times over, in fact, as the pompous old windbag gives  › Books › Crafts, Hobbies & Home › Crafts & Hobbies. Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt is a novel by Robert Smith Surtees with illustrations by John Leech including sixteen hand-coloured engraved plates and a hand-coloured vignette title.

Additionally, there are numerous further engravings on wood, both full page and integrated with ://?prod_id= Handley Cross: Or, ks's Hunt Hardcover – Facsimile, 28 Oct.

by Robert S. Surtees (Author) out of 5 and highly unamusing, plus it's a heavy tome, making it impossible to carry about. I read and very much enjoyed "Jorrocks Jaunts and Jollities" but this is simply the same thing over again, several times over, in fact, as  › Fiction › Contemporary Fiction.

Handley Cross book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a reproduction of a book published before Ask the Author; I'd enjoyed 'Jorrocks Jaunts and Jollities' and hoped that this as a novel rather than a series of episodes would be even better - but it's not a well-constructed work, there are too Lockhart had once remarked to Apperley à propos the creator of Jorrocks, “That fellow could write a good novel if he liked to try”; and the compliment, being promptly repeated to Surtees, resulted in the composition of Handley Cross (), in which Mr.

Jorrocks makes his appearance as a country squire and master of :// COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus   Jorrocks, a grocer from the City is relatively well off, and is a member of the Surrey Hunt, a subscription based hunt, a form which started to become more popular shortly before this was written.

Obviously this means that some of the pieces herein take place in the field, with the Hunt tearing across country in pursuit of  › Books › Literature & Fiction › History & Criticism. Excerpt from Handley Cross, or Mr. Jorrocks's Hunt The Author, in the present edition, not being tied to space or quantity, has had a better opportunity of developing his sporting hero than before.

The reader will have the kindness to bear in mind, that the work merely professes to be a tale, and does not aspire to the dignity of a  › Books › Children's Books.

Traditionally, November marks the start of the hunting season and so this month we feature Handley Cross, a nineteenth century comic classic that centres on the adventures of John Jorrocks, an eccentric grocer turned Master of Fox n by R.

Surtees, this entertaining satire is a 'noisy, vital book' full of zest and high :// Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities; The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving, Sailing, Eating, Handley Cross: or, the Spa hunt, by the author of 'Jorrocks' jaunts and jollities' by.

Robert Smith Surtees. avg rating — The Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire hunt: a book dealing with the history of the pack, Jorrocks's jaunts and jollities; the hunting, shooting, racing, driving, sailing, eating, eccentric and extravagant exploits of that renowned sporting citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks of St.

Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street. Handley Cross, by the author of ?type=lcsubc&key=Hunt riding&c=x. Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks’s Hunt. By the Author of “Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour,” “Jorrocks’s Jaunts,” Etc. Etc. London: Bradbury & Evans, Leech, John. First Edition, second issue without Leech's name in the Preface.

Read More about Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks’s Hunt. By the Author of “Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Jorrocks' was published inthe 18th book on the list. Although originally intended to form a series with Walton's The Compleat Angler, the Society later decided to publish the remaining Surtees novels in a similar jacket design, and the link to The Compleat Angler was removed and the Surtees novels became the first single author series :// Handley Cross: or, the Spa hunt, by the author of 'Jorrocks' jaunts and jollities' Jun by Robert Smith Surtees £ £ This banner text can have markup.

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Paperback. 1 offer from £ and highly unamusing, plus it's a heavy tome, making it impossible to carry about. I read and very much enjoyed "Jorrocks Jaunts and Jollities" but this is simply the same thing over again, several times over, in Jorrocks is a Cockney grocer made good, living in London and patronising his beloved Surrey Hunt, and the stories of the book comprise a series of excursions to Newmarket, Paris, Margate, etc.

Occasionally difficult to follow but generally with understandable punchlines, I thought the greater value was in the glimpse the book offers int