Peek, Hedley (Editor)
Title The POETRY of SPORT
Book Condition Fair with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher London and Bombay Longmans, Green and Co. 1896
Seller ID 3112
With a chapter on classical allusions to sport by Andrew Lang, and a special preface to the Badminton Library by A. E. T. Watson. A title in The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, edited by His Grace the Duke of Beaufort, K.G. Orange cloth, black leather spine and corners, gilt emblem on front, top edge gilt, ragged right and bottom edges, black endpapers, nicely illustrated. This is Number 4 from an edition of 250 Large Paper copies. Heavy (5 pound ship weight) and may incur additional shipping charges. ; 8" x 9-1/2"; xl, 484 pp; A BINDING COPY. Lacks spine covering, with substantial wear to the corners. Solid hinges and well-preserved inside, with a bit of wear to the page corners but no tears, writing or foxing.