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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