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FINCH MASON, R. M. ALEXANDER, CUTHBERT BRADLEY, ROCKWOOD ET AL
FORES'S SPORTING NOTES & SKETCHES, A QUARTERLY MAGAZINE DESCRIPTIVE OF BRITISH, INDIAN, COLONIAL, AND FOREIGN SPORT [Complete in 29 Volumes with Leather Spines]
London: Messrs Fores, Piccadilly W. London, 1885. First Edition set. 29 Volumes complete. Fores's Sporting Notes and Sketches magazine was published for the years from 1884-1912. This is a complete set of 29 volumes. Uniformly bound in publisher's red pictorial boards with attractively replaced morocco spines. Spines have raised bands, gilt lettering to two compartments and gilt decorations to remaining four compartments (crossed whips and riding hat, fox's head). With original dark endpapers and all page edges gilt. 928 plates (32 per volume) after Finch Mason, R. M. Alexander, Cuthbert Bradley and others (the majority tinted duotone lithographs).Tinted duotone lithographs to most volumes, these become black and white plates in the later years. Glossy black and white 'Fores's Illustrated Catalogue' (from 6 to 22 pp) at the rear of each volume followed by advertisements for other Fores's publications. Contents include Sports, Sports Stories, Bicycling, Billiards, Boxing, Cricket, Curling, Equestrian, Fox Hunting, Golf, Horse Racing, Sailing etc. Approximately 8 inches tall.
Bookseller: Louis 88 Books [UK]
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