London: Chapman & Hall 193, Piccadilly, 1864.
First edition. 2 vols. 8vo. Publisher's rose-madder dot and line grain cloth, horizontal split across spine of each volume, large portion of spine head missing on Vol. I; internally fine; in cloth slipcase. Bookplate of Blairholme Wolff 1238. Item #219361
Clarke was the private chaplain to the Earl of Stamford and used his leisure time to write sporting novels. This is a rolicking sporting novel concerning the adventures of Tom Crackenthorpe, whose observations and adventures could have come out of one of Dickens's lighter works. By the author of such titles as Charlie Thornhill, or the Dunce of the Family; The Flying Scud, a Sporting Novel; and Myra Gray, or Sown in Tears, Reaped in Joy.
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