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Hardback, approx 12 x 10 inches. Salmon pink polished morocco leather fine binding by “Riviere.” With elaborate gilt paneled boards, and extensive gilt decoration to spine, with raised banding and gilt lettering. All page edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Wide inner dentelles to boards. In very good condition. Some fading to spine and edges, some darkening to leading edges of boards. Edges and extremities with some rubbing. Bookplate and bookseller label to front endpaper “Garnons Library,” and “George’s, Bristol.” Binders stamp to verso corner of endpaper “Riviere.” Title page darkened, a couple of minor handling marks and the odd minor foxing spot, else pages very clean and tight. Plates are affected by mottled darkening, with some darkening to adjacent pages. 357pp. Illustrated with 39 plates.
Title: The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England. Including the Rural and Domestic Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous Spectacles, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. Illustrated by Engravings Selected from Ancient Paintings; in which are represented the most popular diversions. Second Edition.
Categories: Sports & Pastimes,
Publisher: London, T. Bensley, 1810 2nd:
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Seller ID: 83373
Keywords: Sports & Pastimes STRUTT, JOSEPH: The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England, Rural, Domestic, Recreations, May Games, Mummeries, Shows, Processions, Pageants, and Pompous spectacles, Second Edition, T. Bensley, Illustrated,