Three volumes Octavo. original brown cloth pictorially stamped in gilt with two boxers on front cover and a dandy on spines, decorated and lettered in gilt and black, top edges gilt, black endpapers. Illustrated with full page plates. Only volume II dated. Corners and edges slightly rubbed, volumes I rear cover a little discoloured and tissue guard for frontispiece lacking one corner,else fine. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Pugilistica: Being One Hundred and ...
Publisher: Weldon & Co
Publication Date: 1880
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Weldon and Co, London, 1880. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st editon. 2 volumes. viii, xvi, 508, [ii addendum p232], [iv ads] ; [iv], 538, 6 pp. Illustrated with full page portraits and vignettes to the text. Decorative brown buckram with pictorial gilt decoration to the front boards. Both volumes unfaded. First and second series of three volumes both dated 1880. A very nice set with some foxing. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # Q014