1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 188
GBP 300 - GBP 500
The Book of Sports, as set forth by King Charles the First. With Remarks upon the Same. London: printed in the year M.D.XXXIII [sic] ... and now ... sold by J. Dutten, 1709. 8° (rather browned, first letter of title and parentheses round page-numbers just shaved), loose in modern cloth folder. This imprint not in ESTC.
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