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Surtees, Robert Smith 1805-1864

Overview
Works: 227 works in 1,240 publications in 3 languages and 11,075 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries  Humor  Hunting stories  Satire  Anecdotes  Pictorial works  Quotations 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PR5499.S4, 823.8
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Most widely held works about Robert Smith Surtees
 
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Most widely held works by Robert Smith Surtees
Mr. Sponge's sporting tour by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

132 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hero of this classic novel of English humor is Soapey Sponge, whose game is fox hunting and fortune hunting. With its delightful surprise ending, this humorous novel leaves a lasting impression for its comical moments and its evocative descriptions of fox hunting over open country
Handley Cross : or, Mr. Jorrocks's hunt by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

154 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surtees' novel features his great comic creation, the cockney grocer and sportsman Jorrocks. A series of incidents in the life of Jorrocks, the novel is without plot--but includes chapters on hunts, rivals, heroes, cooking, and much more
Jorrocks' jaunts & jollities by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

137 editions published between 1838 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Jorrocks a renowned sporting citizen" is the first character created by English comic writer Robert Smith Surtees. Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities is one of the author's most celebrated and entertaining novels. A humorous narrative of the hunting, shooting, racing, sailing, and other eccentric and extravagant" exploits of a good-natured sportsman and Cockney grocer
Mr. Facey Romford's hounds by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

82 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facey Romford is often mistaken for a wealthy man of the same name. He decides to capitalize on the case of mistaken identity and becomes Master of Hounds of the Heavyside Hunt, taking advantage of English hunting society's gullibility and he may even get away with it
"Ask mamma"; or, The richest commoner in England by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

89 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The following story does not involve the complication of a plot. So states the preface, setting the tone for the humorous tale that follows. The Victorian novel tells of two generations of the Pringle family Mamma, or Miss Emma Willing is a seamstress whose son Fine Billy goes to enjoy romance, hunting, and courting in high society
Plain or ringlets? by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

49 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is another of Surtees's comic novels this one sure to delight with its captivating portrait of Victorian absurdity. Renowned for his entertaining insight into the foibles of English hunting society, Surtees's novels continue to delight readers today
Hawbuck Grange, or, The sporting adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

67 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1847, Hawbuck Grange follows the adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq., an avid sportsman in fox-hunting society. The novel includes one of Surtees's most memorable passages: an exhilarating account of a hare hunt
Hillingdon Hall : or, The cockney squire : a tale of country life by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

70 editions published between 1800 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The analysis of the hunting field : being a series of sketches of the principal characters that compose one : the whole forming a slight souvenir of the season, 1845-6 by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

24 editions published between 1846 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jaunts and jollities of that renowned sporting citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

9 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hunts with Jorrocks by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

21 editions published between 1908 and 1924 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Smith Surtees (creator of "Jorrocks") 1803-1864 by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

9 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Jorrocks' lectors by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

14 editions published between 1910 and 1925 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Town and country papers by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

8 editions published between 1929 and 1993 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The analysis of the hunting field by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

9 editions published between 1846 and 2013 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Tom Hall : his heart-aches and horses by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

8 editions published between 1926 and 1987 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hunting scenes from Surtees by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

4 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thoughts on hunting and other matters by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

4 editions published between 1925 and 1995 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunting tours of Surtees (creator of "Jorrocks") by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

4 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels of R.S. Surtees by Robert Smith Surtees( Book )

2 editions published in 1930 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Author of Handley Cross

author of "Handley Cross", "Sponge's sporting tour" 1805-1864 etc. etc, The

Author of "Handley Cross," "Sponge's sporting tour," "Ask Mamma," etc. etc., 1805-1864

author of "Handley Cross", "Sponge's sporting tour", etc. etc, The , 1805-1864

Author of Hawbuck Grange

Author of "Mr. Sponge's sporting tour", "Ask mamma" etc etc.

Author of "Mr. Sponge's sporting tour," "Jorrocks's jaunts, " etc 1805-1864 etc.

Author of "Mr. Sponge's sporting tour," "Jorrocks's jaunts, " etc., etc., 1805-1864

Author of Sponge's sporting tour

Handley Cross, Author of

"Handley Cross," "Sponge's sporting tour," "Ask Mamma," etc. etc., Author of, 1805-1864

Hawbuck Grange, Author of

Jorrocks, John 1805-1864

"Mr. Sponge's sporting tour," "Jorrocks's jaunts, " etc 1805-1864 etc., Author of

"Mr. Sponge's sporting tour," "Jorrocks's jaunts, " etc., etc., Author of, 1805-1864

Smith Surtees, Robert 1805-1864

Sponge's sporting tour, Author of

Surtees, R. S.

Surtees, R. S. 1805-1864

Surtees, R. S. (Robert Smith), 1805-1864

Surtees, Robert 1805-1864

Surtees, Robert S. 1805-1864

Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805-1864

Languages
English (928)

French (4)

German (2)

Covers
Jorrocks' jaunts & jollitiesMr. Facey Romford's hounds"Ask mamma"; or, The richest commoner in EnglandPlain or ringlets?Hawbuck Grange, or, The sporting adventures of Thomas Scott, EsqHillingdon Hall : or, The cockney squire : a tale of country lifeThe analysis of the hunting field : being a series of sketches of the principal characters that compose one : the whole forming a slight souvenir of the season, 1845-6Town and country papers