BRITISH SPORTS AND SPORTSMEN (12 volumes, Royal Edition)
London: Sports and Sportsmen Ltd, 1914. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. Royal Edition, limited to 250 copies, this #230. 12 volumes, large 4to, royal blue full crushed morocco, gilt titles and armorial crested triple ruled front, five raised bands gilt rules and titles to spine, double ruled dentelles interior covers, marbelized endpapers in blues and gold. The 12 volumes are RACING (1920), HUNTING (undated), BIG GAME HUNTING AND ANGLING (1914), BREEDING AGRICULTURE COUNTRTY- LIFE PURSUITS (undated), ATHLETIC SPORTS TENNIS RACKETS AND OTHER BALL GAMES (undated), PAST SPORTSMEN PART 1 (undated), PAST SPORTSMEN PART II (undated), POLO & COACHING (c. 1923), MODERN COMMERCE TRANSPORT MOTORING AND AVIATION (undated), YACHTING AND ROWING (1916), COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (undated), THE STORY OF SHIPPING (undated). One cover has hinge partially revealed. From a public library in Sussex England, with its bookplates, discreet library numbering on title pages (NOTto spineInternally near fine - no apparent signs of having been used or read. (Inventory #: 010784)
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