Title: British Sports and Sportsmen
Publisher: Sports & Sportsmen Ltd.
Publication Date: 1911
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
The Global Cary Collection is hereby presenting an unheard~of (9) deluxe volumes @ a mere $1,000.~ per 15" x 11 1/2" x 2" vol (in full~burgundy morocco leather binding with gilt griffin armorial crested cover & edge embellishment ensconced with a (5) ring spine featuring elaborate cartouching) 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 collectors' state!~ Thence a most desirably stunning compilation that will doubtless appeal to decorators & collectors alike as this stately offering exudes an inclusion worthy then to compliment any landed~gentry's country house sporting library~ Provenance: a socially prominient Newport, R.I. estate~ Tally~ho & cheers, indeed! Ps~ Substantial associated 'cumulative' (JP)~ weight involved~ so best to contact us prior to ordering either internationally or even domestically for that matter!. Bookseller Inventory # Tcc#215
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