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FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF  BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT by  ROCKWOOD ET AL  CUTHBERT BRADLEY - First Edition - 1884-1911 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller (SKU: 16813)

FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT

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FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT

by FINCH, MASON, R. M. ALEXANDER, CUTHBERT BRADLEY, ROCKWOOD ET AL

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

Piccadilly W. London: Messrs, Fores. Very Good+. 1884-1911. First Edition. Hardcover. This magazine was published from 1884-1912. This is the first 28 of 29 volumes. Uniformly bound in publisher's half red morocco over blue cloth covered boards. Spines have raised bands, gilt lettering to two compartments and gilt decorations to remaining four compartments: crossed whips with a fox's brush and riding hat; duck; horse's head and a horse shoe. With marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. 896 plates (32/vol) after Finch Mason, R. M. Alexander, Cuthbert Bradley and others (the majority tinted duotone lithographs). Glossy b/w 'Fores's Illustrated Catalogue' (from 6 to 22 pp) bound into the rear of each volume followed by ads for other Fores's publications. Slight unevenness to color of spines (as usual) , minor scuffing to some edges & corners. Condition of covers ranges from VG to VG+. Four volumes have a few flecks of foxing on the front &/or rear endpapers. Top corner of p.136, vol XVIII missing a 1/2" piece. Otherwise the interiors of texts including plates are in near fine condition. . A very handsome set. Inside the front cover of each volume is the armorial bookplate of WILLIAM DUGALD STUART (Esquire, J. P. For co. Beds. Lieut. Colonel Late Bedford Regiment, formerly King's Royal Rifle Corp born Oct. 18, 1860) with the motto: "Avito viret honore." Sports, Sports Stories, Bicycling, Billiards, Boxing, Cricket, Curling, Equestrian, Fox Hunting, Golf, Horse Racing, Sailing etc. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 8402 pages .

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Bookseller
Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
16813
Title
FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT
Author
FINCH, MASON, R. M. ALEXANDER, CUTHBERT BRADLEY, ROCKWOOD ET AL
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Messrs, Fores
Place of Publication
Piccadilly W. London
Date published
1884-1911
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About Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

Nick Bikoff and his wife Fran have been buying and selling quality books and ephemera since 1989 when they attended the "Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar" at the University of Denver. They offer a broad based selection of used, rare, and out-of-print stock ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

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