Pageantry of Sport from the Age of Chivalry to the Age of VictoriaWith selections from the writings of William Hazlitt, Pierce Egan, Nimrod, Izaak Walton, Mark Twain, Henry Fielding, Charles Dickens and many others. Illustrated with 16 colour plates and 144 contemporary drawings, engravings and paintings.
Paul Elek Productions London 1968.
Book: oblong 4to (267 x 388mm). Cloth binding with gilt title stamped along spine and gilt emblem on front cover. Complete with dustjacket. 129 pages inclusive of illustrations. Fine.
A comprehensive reference acknowleding the contribution of sports and games that England has brought to modern culture.
[Ref: 10465] £45.00