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45367: [Sporting Books]. British Sports and Sportsmen.
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[Sporting Books]. British Sports and Sportsmen. London: Sports and Sportsmen Limited, [N.d., two dated 1914 and 1920]. Limited edition of 1000 copies, several of which are numbered 971. Fifteen quarto volumes. Compiled and edited variously by "The Sportsman", "Sporting Life & Sportsman", and in "Conjunction with The Sporting Life". Frontispieces, illustrated plates with tissue guards, and numerous in-text illustrations. Title pages in red and black. Uniform publisher's full red morocco covered beveled boards with gilt rules, title and coat of arms on upper board, five raised spine bands with gilt titles, rules, decorations and devices in compartments, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles, and marbled endpapers. Bindings lightly rubbed some scuffing, few boards lightly bowed, spines color faded, some spine ends bumped, one with small tears (see online). Armorial ink stamp, holograph ink previous owner's name and small pencil: "B4" on each front fly-leaf. Pages with light edge wear, few minor ink stains in margins, and few smudges. A near fine collection of these heavily illustrated volumes. From the collection of Donald Carter.
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45367: [Sporting Books]. British Sports and Sportsmen.

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Apr 06, 2016
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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $500
2016 April 6 Rare Books - New York #6155
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[Sporting Books]. British Sports and Sportsmen. London: Sports and Sportsmen Limited, [N.d., two dated 1914 and 1920]. Limited edition of 1000 copies, several of which are numbered 971. Fifteen quarto volumes. Compiled and edited variously by "The Sportsman", "Sporting Life & Sportsman", and in "Conjunction with The Sporting Life". Frontispieces, illustrated plates with tissue guards, and numerous in-text illustrations. Title pages in red and black. Uniform publisher's full red morocco covered beveled boards with gilt rules, title and coat of arms on upper board, five raised spine bands with gilt titles, rules, decorations and devices in compartments, all edges gilt, gilt inner dentelles, and marbled endpapers. Bindings lightly rubbed some scuffing, few boards lightly bowed, spines color faded, some spine ends bumped, one with small tears (see online). Armorial ink stamp, holograph ink previous owner's name and small pencil: "B4" on each front fly-leaf. Pages with light edge wear, few minor ink stains in margins, and few smudges. A near fine collection of these heavily illustrated volumes. From the collection of Donald Carter.
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