Author:Ellangowan [Editor.]. (=James Glass Bertram)

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SPORTING ANECDOTES. being Anecdotal Annals, Descriptions, Tales and Incidents of Horse-Racing, Betting, Card-Playing, Pugilism, Gambling, Cock-Fighting, Pedestrianism, Fox-Hunting, Angling, Shooting, and Other Sports.

By: Ellangowan [Editor.]. (=James Glass Bertram)

Price: $76.50

Publisher: London and Glasgow: Hamilton, Adams & Co. / Thomas D. Morison. 352 p. + 16 p. Ads. 1889.: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: laJo85El76

Condition: Good


8vo. 1st Ed.- [Cat. 66-254.] - With the Bookplate of John Gerard Heckscher, the noted angling bibliophile, whose angling collection of 2320 lots was sold at public auction in 1909. This book is inscribed on the half-title: "E.B. Talcott/ With John G. Heckscher's compliments. /Dec. 16/98." On Hechscher's laid-in card: "Very sorry this book is not in better condition, but I fancy the sporting stories will amuse you." In original publisher's royal blue cloth. An important Association Copy. Minor tears on spine cloth; wear on edges; Good. View more info