An Almanac of Twelve Sports with words by Rudyard Kipling. William Nicholson, Rudyard Kipling.
An Almanac of Twelve Sports with words by Rudyard Kipling

An Almanac of Twelve Sports with words by Rudyard Kipling.

New York: R. H. Russell, 1898.

First American edition. Illustrated with 12 colored lithographs after Nicholson's hand-colored woodblocks, one for each month. 1 vols. Thin 4to. Buff pictorial paper boards, linen cloth spine. Very good copy Campbell, William Nicholson: The Graphic Work33c (and pp. 44-54); Livingston 145; Grolier, Kipling p. 5. Item #218743

This Nicholson gem which, along with his LONDON TYPES and TWELVE PORTRAITS, represents the summit of Nicholson's art in this medium. The twelve sports, one for each month, are: Hunting (January), Coursing (February), Racing (March), Boating (April), Fishing (May), Cricket (June), Archery (July), Coaching (August), Shooting (September), Golf (October), Boxing (November) and Skating (December), each accompanied by a whimsical verse by Kipling.

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