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Football: A Popular Handbook of The Game - Irvine, Dr, Alcock, C.W. et al - 1887. 
Religious Tract Society, London 1887 - One of the earliest of all football books, this volume covers both the association and rugby codes, largely instructional but with chapters on the history of the game. Original red cloth with gilt titles. Woodcut frontis of 'a Football Scrimmage' with 16 further illustrations and diagrams in text.Owner's name to front endpaper, dated 1889. Minor wear but generally an excellent copy of a true rarity. (Seddon A7). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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