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FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF  BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT by  ROCKWOOD ET AL  CUTHBERT BRADLEY - First Edition - 1884-1911 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller and Biblio.com

FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT

by FINCH, MASON, R. M. ALEXANDER, CUTHBERT BRADLEY, ROCKWOOD ET AL

Condition: Very Good+


Piccadilly W. London: Messrs, Fores. Very Good+. 1884-1911. First Edition. Hardcover. This magazine was published from 1884-1912. This is the first 28 of 29 volumes. Uniformly bound in publisher's half red morocco over blue cloth covered boards. Spines have raised bands, gilt lettering to two compartments and gilt decorations to remaining four compartments: crossed whips with a fox's brush and riding hat; duck; horse's head and a horse shoe. With marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. 896 plates (32/vol) after Finch Mason, R. M. Alexander, Cuthbert Bradley and others (the majority tinted duotone lithographs). Glossy b/w 'Fores's Illustrated Catalogue' (from 6 to 22 pp) bound into the rear of each volume followed by ads for other Fores's publications. Slight unevenness to color of spines (as usual) , minor scuffing to some edges & corners. Condition of covers ranges from VG to VG+. Four volumes have a few flecks of foxing on the front &/or rear endpapers. Top corner of p.136, vol XVIII missing a 1/2" piece. Otherwise the interiors of texts including plates are in near fine condition. . A very handsome set. Inside the front cover of each volume is the armorial bookplate of WILLIAM DUGALD STUART (Esquire, J. P. For co. Beds. Lieut. Colonel Late Bedford Regiment, formerly King's Royal Rifle Corp born Oct. 18, 1860) with the motto: "Avito viret honore." Sports, Sports Stories, Bicycling, Billiards, Boxing, Cricket, Curling, Equestrian, Fox Hunting, Golf, Horse Racing, Sailing etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8402 pages .
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  • Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 16813
  • Title: FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT
  • Author: FINCH, MASON, R. M. ALEXANDER, CUTHBERT BRADLEY, ROCKWOOD ET AL
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Messrs, Fores
  • Place: Piccadilly W. London
  • Date published: 1884-1911


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