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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.

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  1. First edition; slim 8vo; engraved frontispiece of a croquet lawn, age-toned, a few light spots, hinges split but firm, otherwise internally very good; publisher's limp pinkish-orange beaded cloth, gilt lettering to front cover, rubbed, a few marks, otherwise still bright and in very good condition.

    £575
  2. Second edition; 4to; two hand-coloured plates and further engraved illustrations and vignettes within the text, neat, contemporary ink gift inscription to front flyleaf, a few random spots, otherwise very good, contemporary gilt-panelled calf, all edges gilt, cockerel endpapers, staining and wear to boards but still a very handsome binding; xvii, 298pp.

    £350
  3. First edition. Two parts in 1 vol. 4to (21.5 x 17.3 cm). pp. [24], 176, [16], 176, [52] pp. Engraved frontispiece and 28 engraved plates, some folding. Modern half-vellum boards.

    £6,500
  4. Quarto (33.5 x 26 cm). VIII, incl. title, 216 pp., with 20 lith. plates and a map; a few marginal repairs, some occasional light spotting. Publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to upper cover, decorative borders; slightly rubbed and spotted, corners bumped.

    £1,950
  5. Limited edition number 309 of one thousand copies printed, folio, 38 x 29 cm xiv, 488pp., twelve tissue-guarded photogravures and numerous illustrations within the text, many taken from photographs, else fine, publisher's chamfered red morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt Anthemion dentelles and all edges gilt, a fine copy.

    £200
  6. Limited edition number 309 of one thousand copies printed, folio, Frontispiece and a further nine tissue-guarded photogravures, eight colour plates, and numerous smaller illustrations within the text, many taken from photographs, publisher's chamfered red morocco gilt, marbled endpapers, gilt Anthemion dentelles and all edges gilt, fading to spine, else near fine.

    £350
  7. 8vo., xxiii, 416pp., engraved portrait frontispiece and seven engraved plates by Bertall, illustrated title-page vignette, numerous wood-engravings in the text, occasional light foxing throughout. Fine French-style calf, spine richly gilt with label, a.e.g.

    £525
  8. First edition, 8vo., 235pp, extra illustrated, including 25 engravings coloured by hand, [bound together with] Observations on Dog-Breaking, [by] Willliam Floyd, London, 1828, 22pp.,+ 2 advertisements, 6 engraved plates; occasional light spotting, mostly to preliminary pages but predominantly clean throughout, early 20th century full morocco by Tout, gilt shooting motifs to covers and spine panels, foliate dentelles, top edge gilt and others untrimmed.

    £950
  9. First and limited numbered edition of only 2000 printed, (although 3500 were planned), this copy numbered 1671, landscape 4to., 312pp., numerous vintage photographic illustrations with French text, (together with a separate saddle-stitched English translation by Peter Hull also published in 1991, 64pp.), publisher's blue leatherette, the upper cover mounted with a stunning silver metal intaglio plaque, rubbing to head of spine, else fine, both books housed in original decorative slip-case, which is a little worn and chipped from protecting the superb content.

    £650
  10. Folio (38.5 x 26 cm), engraved frontispiece Louis XIII, double-page engraved title dated 1629 (as in the second edition), printed title dated 1627 (second edition), divsion de tout l'oeuvre leaf, au Roy leaf, engraved portrait of Pluvinel engraved portrait of Menou with verse beneath and privilege du Roy to verso, 207 pp divided into three parts (1-70; 71-115, 117-207) as in the first edition, 58 double-page engraved plates mostly by de Passe, nineteenth century mottled calf gilt, covers ruled in gilt, spine in six compartments, morocco lettering-piece to second, others gilt, lightly rubbed, raised bands, all edges gilt, short splits to a few folds (plates 12, 14, 22, 35, 40), plate 36 with longer split into image, crease to plate 3, occasional trivial spotting or staining, a very good example.

    £8,500
 

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