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(BADMINTON LIBRARY.) SHEARMAN, Montague.

Athletics and Football.

With a Contribution on Paper-Chasing by W. Rye and an Introduction by Sir Richard Webster, Q.C., M.P.

Longmans, Green, and Co., London , 1889 Stock Code: 89966
£150.00
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Third edition of a book that "stood the test of time for its comprehensiveness and for the quality of its writing" (ODNB).

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Description

Octavo. Near contemporary light brown half morocco, marbled boards, spine with raised bands, gilt titles, and decorations in blind, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With frontispiece and numerous engravings in text.

Illustrations

With numerous engravings after Stanley Berkeley and instantaneous photographs by G. Mitchell.

Condition

With owner signature to front pastedown. Slight rubbing to boards and extremities, fore and bottom edges tanned, light foxing throughout, very small closed tear to front flyleaf. A very good copy.

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