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The Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette Vol. I, No. 1 (Jan. 1, 1822) to Vol. 13, No. 78 (June 1, 1828)
London: Sherwood Jones and Co, 1822. Hardcover (Half Leather). Very Good. Half leather over marbled boards with gilt sporting figures on spine. Wear at corners, occasional scuffing and chipping, a few hinges just starting, volume 13 missing a section of the spine label. Bound up in 14 volumes with the scarce June 1828 volume bound separately. A lovely complete run of this sporting periodical, with 148 plates, 53 hand colored and 9 folding (including a lovely group of the racetracks of Great Britain and a lovely colored, folding, boxing scene) plus a folding table of cock fighting shorthand. Plates depict fishing, shooting, cock fighting, dog fighting, boxing, fox hunting, coursing, horse racing, etc. Some offsetting and foxing to plates. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Inventory No: 037674.
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