NICHOLSON, William, illustrator; Rudyard Kipling

An Almanac of Twelve Sports.

£575

An Almanac of Twelve Sports.

London, William Heinemann, 1898.

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Description

Each illustrated sport is associated with a month of the year and comprises: Hunting, Coursing, Racing, Boating, Fishing, Cricket, Archery, Coaching, Shooting, Golf, Boxing and Skating; one of Nicholson's most sought after work. The text is taken from the poems of Rudyard Kipling

Description

First edition. 4to. (320mm x 255mm); twelve colour lithographs by Nicholson, slight offsetting onto text leaves, random spotting to endpapers and one to title, otherwise very good, publisher's paper-covered pictorial boards, a little spotted, more so to lower board, corners slightly rubbed, some overall dust-soiling, else a very attractive copy indeed and particularly good internally.

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Stock ID: 96689