British Sports and Sportsmen

Published by Sports & Sportsmen Ltd., 1911
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From The Cary Collection (Bristol, CT, U.S.A.)

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We're hereby presenting an unheard~of (9) deluxe volumes @ a mere $500- Per Volume! Sz: 15" x 11 1/2" x 2" (in full~burgundy morocco leather binding with gilt griffin armorial crest cover & edge embellishment ensconced with a (5) ring spine featuring elaborate cartouches in this splendid series: "British Sports and Sportsmen" pub. in a ltd ed of only 1,000 copies, ours being #940~ Volumes comprise: 'Racing and Coursing'~ Modern Flat~Racing, Steeplechasing, Point~To~Point Racing, Coursing and Greyhound Racing/ 'Racing'/ 'Commerce and Industry'/ 'Breeding and Agriculture'~ Country Life Pursuits/ 'Hunting'/ 'Modern Commerce, (Transport) Motoring & Aviation'/ 'Past Sportsmen~ Part I'/ 'Past Sportsmen~ Part II'/ & 'Cricket and Football'~ This lavish & deluxe (9) volume 'regal' set rarely comes 'to' market particularly in this glorious & pristine collector's state!~ Thence a most desirably stunning compilation that will doubtless appeal to decorators & collectors alike! Provenance: a socially prominent Newport, R.I. estate~ Ps: Contact us as substantial 'cumulative' weight involved. Bookseller Inventory # Tcc#215

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Title: British Sports and Sportsmen

Publisher: Sports & Sportsmen Ltd.

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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Featured in international publications, including the March '13/ 'Style Spy' section of Town & Country Magazine's 'Spring Fashion Special' Issue, The Cary Collection specializes in ultra-desirable society, 'lifestyle' rare books, fine art and objet from the 1920’s to the present day! If you love Angling, Cooking, Fashion, NY Night Clubs or Polo, for example, we have some of the most glam and unique rare books in these and many other categories! Our rare books, objet and fine art have been included in several NYC museum exhibitions and on display or for sale at retailers from Asia to Europe. You may have enjoyed a prominent display of 350 Tcc books 'featured' in Bergdorf Goodman's famous 5th Ave windows in Jan '14. We are now adding rare books and additional categories of our books on ABE monthly. We hope you find what interests you. Contact us with your rare biblio wish list! Cheers!

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