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Memoirs of the Life of the Late John Mytton, Esq. -
Charles James Apperley, (pseudonym ‘Nimrod’)
1915 - Methuen & Co. Ltd., London - New Issue
‘With what extraordinary characters of ancient and modern times would John Mytton stand comparison? ... His popularity... the dashing personal character, and extreme and unaffected good humour of the late squire of Halston, together with his fox-hounds, his race-horses, his ale, his wine, and many other things besides, rendered him extremely popular in Shropshire...’
A handsome edition – bound by Riviere – of this chronicle of the life of the fearless and famously foolhardy sportsman, ‘Mad Jack’ Mytton, who drank four to six bottles of port a day, and died of delirium tremens in the King’s Bench prison, aged 38.
Wonderfully illustrated by Harry Alken and T.J. Rawlins with 18 full page colour plates.