The Last Records of a Cotswold Community: Being the Weston Subedge Field Account Book for the Final... The Last Records of a Cotswold Community: Being the Weston Subedge Field Account Book for the Final... The Last Records of a Cotswold Community: Being the Weston Subedge Field Account Book for the Final...

The Last Records of a Cotswold Community: Being the Weston Subedge Field Account Book for the Final Twenty-six Years of the Famous Cotswold Games, Hitherto Unpublished, and Now Edited with a Study on the Old Time Sports of Campden and the Village Community of Weston

Ashbee, C. R.

Published by Essex House Press, Chipping Campden, 1904
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Small quarto. lvi, 59pp. One of 75 copies. Illustrated with several full-page engravings of Dover's Hill and Campden landmarks by Edmund H. New, as well as a double-page map of Weston Subedge parish. Printed on Essex House paper and printed at the Press by the Guild of Handicraft. The Cotswold Games are an annual sporting event held during the week of May Day. The games began around 1612 and, in spite of the title of the book, continues to this day. Although the games were inspired by the ancient Greek Olympics, the competitions include sledgehammer throwing, sword fighting, horsemanship, and other activities suited to the rural English countryside. Bound in white buckram, gilt-titled to spine. Slight toning to spine, small spot to upper cover, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 25555

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Title: The Last Records of a Cotswold Community: ...

Publisher: Essex House Press, Chipping Campden

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: New, Edmund H.

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