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THE NATIONAL SPORTS OF GREAT BRITAIN
London: Methuen and Co, 1903. "A New Edition" reprinting the edition of 1823 of Thomas M'Lean. A nice copy with moderate foxing to several text pages, all plates clean and bright. Spine unevenly darkened, all quite sound. "A New Edition" reprinting the edition of 1823 of Thomas M'Lean. Folio (19 1/8"). Preliminary matter and 50 leaves of letterpress with text in English on the rectos and in French on the versos, each describing the sport pictured in each of the 50 full-page plates plates done in Methuen's three color process in brilliant facsimile of the original Alken plates. Title-page also in color. Bound in full red niger morocco, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and simple sporting ornaments in the panels. This book was also issued in a small 8vo format. Hardie p. 298; for the original editions: Tooley 43 and Schwerdt I, pp. 19-20.
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