Decorative cloth in Black and Gold (see illustration associated with this listing). Spine faded and rubbed with splits developing down the front outer joint. Ends of spine fraying. Light waterstain to bottom corner of first forty or so pages. viii, 748 pages. Pages 127-128 torn out at some point and repaired using little sticky labels, however text is complete on these pages. The book is obviously tired, but historic and with spectacular editorial content from the Victorian period. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Badminton Magazine of Sports and ...
Publisher: London: Longmans, Green, 1896
Book Condition: Fair
Book Description Longmans, Green and Co, London, New York and Bombay, 1896. Hard Cover. First Edition. In beige brown hard cover with black and gilt decoration to spine and front cover in art nouveau style. viii + 748 pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs of perion. In good condition with light wear to spine cover. Good hinges. Covers many sports including a Day with the Peshawar Vale Hounds, Life saving, night shoot in India, and shark fishing. Article by R.S.S.Baden-Powell. No inscriptions. Seller Inventory # 005053
Book Description Longmans Green and Co Ltd, London, New York & Bombay, 1896. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Half leather over dark red boards with banded spine. Black spine-label with gilt lettering and decoration on lightly rubbed spine. Corners, spine-ends and spine-joints rubbed and worn with minor surface loss to leather. Red text-block edges. Marbled end-papers with small bookbinder's label ( Broadbere, Hanover Buildings, Southampton) at upper corner of inside front cover. Previous owner's details( Robert C S Pearce, Totton, Hants.), just visible, on inside front cover. Sound binding. Clean pages. No dust-jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2kg. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 57018041131. This book is heavier than 1kg, and may incur additional delivery charges on some delivery services to some locations. Seller Inventory # 57018041131