1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
[WILLIAM HAMILTON MAXWELL]
The Field Book or Sports and Pastimes of the British Islands. London: W. Tweedies, [n.d.]. 8°, hand-coloured lithographic frontispiece by W. Monkhouse, tinted lithographic title vignette, wood-engraved vignettes in text (title soiled at margins and torn at head), original cloth, spine gilt (spine slightly soiled, corners bumped). Including a vignette and entry on cricket, pp. 129-131, and a tennis entry on pp. 496-97. cf. Padwick 7052.
HAREWOOD, Harry (pseudonym?). A Dictionary of Sports; or, Companion to the Field, the Forest and the River Side. London: Thomas Tegg, 1835. 12°, wood-engraved vignettes, original green cloth with paper spine label (label torn with some loss). Including a cricket entry on pp. 91-92, and tennis on pp. 331-332. Padwick 7047. (2)
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