"NIMROD" [=APPERLEY, CHARLES J.] Memoirs of the life of the late John Mytton, Esq. of Halston, Shropshire ... with notices of his hunting, shooting, driving, racing, eccentric and extravagant exploits.
London: R. Ackermann, 1837. Stated second edition "reprinted (with considerable additions) from the New Sporting Magazine." Original publisher's cloth gilt, housed in a scarlet morocco pull-off case. 9 3/8 x 6 inches (24 x 15 cm); engraved title, xii (including plate list), 206,  pp., 8 pp. ads (Ackermann's 1837 catalogue); with 18 hand-colored plates after Alken & Rawlins. Binding worn, with some restorations, somewhat shaken.
This is the preferred second edition in the scarce publisher's cloth, with the six extra plates first published here. Tooley 67; Abbey, Life 385; Schwerdt I.38
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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