An Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports or A Complete Account, Historical, Practical, and Descriptive, of ... An Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports or A Complete Account, Historical, Practical, and Descriptive, of ... An Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports or A Complete Account, Historical, Practical, and Descriptive, of ...

An Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports or A Complete Account, Historical, Practical, and Descriptive, of Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Racing, and other Field Sports and Athletic Amusements of the Present Day

Delabere P. Blaine ESQ

Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, 1840
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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"An Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports or A Complete Account, Historical, Practical, and Descriptive, of Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Racing, and other Field Sports and Athletic Amusements of the Present Day" by Delabere P. Blaine, ESQ. First edition. Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, 1840. Illustrated by 600 engravings on wood, by R. Branston, from drawings by Alken, T. Landseer, Dickes, etc. Very thick octavo [6" x 9"], 1240 pp with additional pages of publisher's advertisements at the beginning and end of the book. Hardbound in publisher's original pictoral green cloth. A large thematic gilt ornament on the top board, and elaborate gilt stamping on the spine. Rear blind-stamped with decorative border and design. The book is in very good antiquarian condition. Minor sunning to the board edges with lightly worn corners. Two small tears to the top of the sunned spine. The gilt lettering and design is bright and fresh. Advertisement and bookplate on the front paste-down. The textblock is remarkably clean and bright. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory # (D12-32). Bookseller Inventory # 001247

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Title: An Encyclopaedia of Rural Sports or A ...

Publisher: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London

Publication Date: 1840

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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