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121205
(BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN.)

Athletic Sports, Tennis, Rackets, and Other Ball Games....

Edited in conjunction with The Sporting Life.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Sports and Sportsmen Ltd., [c.1935]

Stock Code: 121205

£350
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

Limited edition, number 77 of 1,000 copies. This handsomely bound work provides a comprehensive and richly illustrated account of a variety of sports including athletics, lawn tennis, boxing, bowls, and Grasmere and Highland sports. Alongside histories of the sports are biographies of notable sportsmen, including tennis players Betty Nuthall, Joan Strawson, and Eileen Bennett.

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Description

Folio (368 x 268 mm). Original red morocco, titles and decoration to spines gilt in compartments, rules to boards gilt and blind, titles gilt to front cover, marbled endpapers with red cloth strip to hinges, elaborately gilt wide turn-ins, gilt edges.

Illustrations

Vignette title page printed in red and black. Photographic frontispiece with tissue-guard, 9 photogravures with tissue-guards, and numerous photographic reproductions in the text.

Condition

Spide lightly faded, minor rubbing to extremities; an excellent, bright copy.

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