Item #017301 The Book of Sport. Ruth Underhill, John Jacob Astor.

The Book of Sport

New York: J.F. Taylor and Company, 1901. Half Leather. Good. Item #017301

#44 of 450 copies of the edition de Grande Luxe. Half leather with marbled boards. Folio. 411 pp. Black and white photos throughout. A history and survey of a variety of sports in the United States. This includes section on women's golf and records; men's golf and records; tennis and squash; New York tuxedo tennis; Boston tennis; polo; fox hunting and drag hunting; automobiles and driving; theory of play in modern lawn tennis; yachting and steam yachting, etc. GOOD+ condition. Uneven fading and minor to moderate scuffing to the covers. Leather worn along the hinges, with some scuffing to the spine.

Price: $450.00

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