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A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

A Database of Victorian Fiction, 1837–1901

Title: Handley Cross

Author and Title: Robert Smith Surtees. Handley Cross: or, The Spa Hunt. A Sporting Tale

First Edition: London: Henry Colburn, 1843. 3 volumes, post 8vo., 31s. 6d.


  • The New Sporting Magazine, March 1838 to December 1839 (monthly)
  • 17 parts, 1s per part, illustrated by John Leech, London: Bradbury and Evans, March 1853 to October 1854 (monthly), irregular

Summary: Originally titled The Gin-and-Water Hunt and The Handley Cross Hounds during its serial run.

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References: EC; NYPL (parts); Sutherland; Wolff


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