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I have a book published 1908 - "Hunts with Jorrocks" -

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I have a book published 1908 - "Hunts with Jorrocks" - No.225 of a limited edition of 350 signed by the artist G. Denholm Armour, published by Hodder & Stoughton, London. What is it worth?,
JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send photos once I've connected you. Are the pages, cover, and spine in good condition?
Customer: Yes.
JA: Do you know if your copy is a first edition?
Customer: I presume it is a first edition as it is limited to 350 copies. How do I find out?
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Antiques Appraiser should know?
Customer: No - that`s as much as I know about it but I do know who the original owner was if that is any help.

Thanks! What a fantastic book! These sell for 50 to 75 pounds at auction - the attached brought 58 pounds recently, described as follows: "Hunts With Jorrocks". The iconic 1908 edition published by Hodder & Stoughton illustrated by G.Denholm Armour produced in a limited edition of 350,this number 100,personally signed by the illustrator. Printed on hand cut paper by T &A Constable,Printers To His Majesty at The Edinburgh University Press. Exceptionally fine pigskin leather binding with embossed gilt titles.Large 11" x 9", 215 pages. Twenty five superb full page tipped in litho'd plates,all tissue guarded. A supremely attractive volume and a rare item,only a couple of these copies available on the internet at figures of £350+. Binding in very good tight condition. Leather covers in similarly very nice order,thin emulsion paint splash to spine and to bottom left front board."

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your full answer. that is very kind.