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Sports & Pastimes

Sports and Pastimes covers a range of recreational activities, including ball games, racket sports, field sports and others, as well as food & drink. Make sure to view the related items in photographs and prints.

Contact Angus Robb for more information on books relating to sports and pastimes.

 

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  1. 8vo (223 x 160 mm); 12 hand-coloured plates by Wildrake, Heath and Jellicoe, title-page printed in red and black with illustrated vignette; early 20th century half morocco over cloth gilt, top edge gilt, original cloth covers bound in, mild mark to upper board, rubbed at corners, otherwise very good.

    £200
  2. First edition. Folio, [24], 456 [i.e. 452] pp., Engraved frontispiece, 2 engraved plates, engravings in text, page 245 with old splash marks, contemporary calf gilt, morocco label, neat repairs to headcap and corners, an attractive example.

    £1,250
  3. First edition, ink presentation form the author to front free endpaper, photogravure fonrtispiece portrait of the author and numerous further illustrations, some full-page, very occasional mottling to head of page, most noticeable to title, otherwise good; handsome mid-twentieth century half morocco gilt, marbled endpapers and top edge gilt.

    £150
  4. First edition thus; 4to (245 x 195 mm; 123 colour plates with captioned tissue guards and 25 black & white illustrations by Arthur Rackham; publisher's green cloth, gilt, illustrated endpapers (toned), top edge gilt, a few small marks to cloth, spine ends bumped, otherwise very good and internally fine.

    £150
  5. First Trade edition, thick 8vo (200 x 155 mm), pictorial frontispiece and 10 further plates, numerous vignettes within the text, some minor spotting, mostly to preliminary and terminal pages, toning to extreme edges of some plates, not affecting the illustrations, else very good; modern half morocco, gilt cricketing devices to spine, in excellent order; xiii, [2], frontispiece, 429, [1] pp, 2 pages of advertisements.

    £350
  6. First edition. 4to, [xvi], 373 [3] pp., one of 250 copies, 11 engraved, and 8 colour woodcuts, woodcuts within the text, some on india paper, occasional light spotting, contemporary sprinkled calf, covers with greek key border, rebacked to style, gilt armorial to covers, a very good copy.

    £2,500
  7. 8vo, xiv, 445 pp., portrait frontispiece, illustrations in text, green half morocco gilt for Hatchards in Art Nouveau style, foxing to fore-edge else a very good example.

    £250
  8. First edition, first impression; large 8vo.; numerous photographic plates; inscribed by the editor. publisher's green cloth, device to upper board and titles to spine gilt. Cloth rather faded and a little marked, very good

    £150
  9. Folio (47 x 30 cm), engraved additional title, coloured by hand, 50 hand-coloured engraved plates; contemporary straight-grained maroon morocco gilt, covers with concentric borders tooled with borders in gilt and blind, spine elaborately gilt in 6 compartments.

    £15,000
  10. First edition; thick 8vo (230 x 155 mm, 9 x 6 1/4 in); 80 illustrations, occasional foxing, mostly to endpapers, half-title and pp 45-51, otherwise very good; publisher's red cloth, spine faded, fore-edge spotted but sound and presentable; a scarce title.

    £75
 

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