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Baily’s Magazine of Sports and Pastimes by [SPORTS HISTORY] - First edition - 1886 - 1892 - from Randall House Rare Books and Biblio.com

Baily’s Magazine of Sports and Pastimes

by [SPORTS HISTORY]

Condition: Spines somewhat darkened, covers a little rubbed, bookplates on front pastedowns, else fine


London: A. H. Baily & Co, 1886 - 1892. First edition. original green three quarter calf over marbled boards, spines with red and brown gilt lettered morocco labels, all edges sprinkled, green endpapers. Spines somewhat darkened, covers a little rubbed, bookplates on front pastedowns, else fine. Octavo. 7 volumes Volumes: XLV, XLVII, XLVIII, LII, LVI, LVII, LVIII, skipping the year 1888. The articles are of men of sports of the time, and span everything from Cricket, Polo, Raising Dogs and Horses, Hunting (both Foxhunting and Big Game), Yachting, Rowing, Trout Fishing and much more. There are biographies with fine engraved portraits of sportsmen in each volume. Contains racing results and summaries of hounds, and many other statistical information. Volume LVIII contains a large foldout plate at the end titled “List of Hounds for 1892-93” grouped by Stag-Hounds and Fox-Hounds and subgrouped by Irish or English.
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  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27985
  • Title: Baily’s Magazine of Sports and Pastimes
  • Author: [SPORTS HISTORY]
  • Format/binding: Original green three quarter calf over marbled boards, spines with red and brown gilt lettered morocco labels, all edges sprinkl
  • Book condition: Used - Spines somewhat darkened, covers a little rubbed, bookplates on front pastedowns, else fine
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: A. H. Baily & Co
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1886 - 1892
  • Keywords: Sports, pastimes Baily’s magazine, peridocal
  • Size: Octavo

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