The Encyclopædia of Sport. Suffolk, The Earl of Berkshire, Headley Peek, F G. Aflalo.
The Encyclopædia of Sport


The Encyclopædia of Sport.

London: Lawrence and Bullen Ltd. 16 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, March, 1897 - October, 1898.

First edition. 40 full-page photogravures and other illustrations throughout. Original parts issue, each with 2 photogravure plates, numerous advertising inserts. 2 vols. 4to. IN PARTS. Original pictorial wrappers with design by E. Caldwell. Largely unopened. In two half red morocco boxes Phillips p. 113; Petit catalogue 755 (parts issue, in wrappers). Item #265060

From Aardvark to Zebra, a very beautifully produced and useful reference, here in its rarest state. Includes Angling, Big Game, Coursing, Dogs, Football, Golf, Hunting, Shooting, Wrestling, etc.

Articles by Lydekker, Aflalo, Millais, F.C Selous, H.A. Bryden, Prince Demidoff, J.E. Harting, Warburton Pike, and many others, including Theodore Roosevelt (who wrote the articles on the American Bison, Caribou, Opossum and Raccoon, Peccary, Prairie Chicken, Pronghorn, Puma, Turkey, Wapiti, and Wolf Coursing).


Price: $2,750.00 Free International Delivery