London, Longmans, Green, , 1896.. 4to. xiv+492pp. Illustrated. Original publisher's half morocco, top edges gilt, edges untrimmed. A good copy. LARGE PAPER LIMITED EDITION of 250 numbered copies. A volume in the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes. Illustrated by Lucien Davis. Includes a history of billiards and rules of the game.
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