Original 1953 hardback book. Limited edition - #114/200 copies. 62 pages, 11 pages of plates. Clean and complete, binding is tight. Tissue guard and frontispiece both very good. In (original?) clear plasticine dust jacket. Fascinating book about the history of archery in Philadelphia. Six full-color plates showing the marks of individual bowmen. OCLC: 8068728. Bookseller Inventory # 412G
Title: THE UNITED BOWMEN OF PHILADELPHIA 1828-1953 ...
Publication Date: 1953
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: Limited Edition
Book Description Privately Printed, Philadelphia, 1953. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Quarter black leather spine with gilt stamped titles and pale green cloth covered boards with color club insignia at center; 8vo; 62pp; illustrated with color frontispiece, drawings, b&w photographs, facsimiles plus 6 color plates of "club marks". Limited to 200 numbered copies, this being copy #15. Contains a 30 page article, "Archery in America" by Robert P. Elmer; lists the charter and by-laws, rules and regulations plus members of the club. An uncommon item. A very good copy with light rubbing at spine ends and mild wear to covers, otherwise, internally fine. Seller Inventory # 003049