Title [Badminton Library] ATHLETICS
Book Condition Very Good- with no dust jacket
Publisher London and Bombay Longmans, Green, and Company 1898
Seller ID 2512
With chapters on Athletics at School by W. Beach Thomas; Athletic Sports in America by C. H. Sherrill; a Contribution on Paper-chasing by W. Rye; and an introduction by Sir Richard Webster, Q.C., M.P. With numerous illustrations by Stanley Berkeley and from photographs. New Edition. The contemporary binding features leather spine with 5 raised bands and corners, blindstamped spine decoration, gilt spine lettering, marbled boards and endpapers. The binding is signed Bound by Mudie. One volume in The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, edited by His Grace The Duke of Beaufort, K. G. A biographical note appears in this volume: ATHLETICS and FOOTBALL. First Edition, April 1887; Reprinted September 1888, November 1889; New Edition July 1894. ATHLETICS, issued separately, revised and enlarged, November 1898. This copy with armorial bookplate of British entomologist Sir George Francis Hampson. ; 5-1/2" x 7-3/4"; xxvi, 356 pp; Leather rubbed at hinges, bands and corners, solid hinges, a few pages at each end show foxing.