THE SPORTING WORLD OF R.S. SURTEES.
Oxford. New York. Toronto. Melbourne.Oxford University Press. 1982. ISBN 0192117661. Hardback with pictorial dust-wrapper. First edition. A fine copy in a like, unprice-clipped dust-wrapper. Presentation copy from the author to Julian and Kathleen Symons. Inscription to front free endpaper reads: "To Julian & Kathleen This botched sporting piece for what little its worth affectionately from John Welcome. 8.7.82. '" Be to his faults a little blind, Be to his virtues ever kind." Another of Mr Jorrocks (& Surtees') misquotations! J.W.'The recipients were the crime writer Julian Symons and his wife Kathleen.