The School of Recreation: Or, A Guide to the most ingenious exercises of Hunting, Riding, Racing, Fireworks, Military Discipline, The Science of Defence, Hawking, Tennis, Bowling, Ringing, Singing, Cock-Fighting, Fowling, Angling. London: A. Bettesworth, 1720. 12mo, engraved frontispiece, woodcut music. (Some headlines and page numbers shaved.) Polished calf gilt by Riviere, gilt edges (head of spine chipped, somewhat rubbed, bookplate removed). Provenance: William Medcalfe (inscription on frontispiece, dated 1720).

Fifth edition. Though reduced in overall length, the account of tennis still features the popular poem on 'The Tennis-Court'. Westwood & Satchell p.110; cf. Schwerdt I, p.225 (first edition).

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