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Early American Sporting Books 1734-1844

Early American Sporting Books 1734-1844

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61 pages, frontispiece, illustrations, portraits, facsimiles. Some facsimiles printed on colored paper. Octavo. 25 cm.

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Gee, Ernest Richard. Early American Sporting Books 1734-1844 A Few Brief Notes by Ernest R. Gee with Portraits and Facsimiles. New York: Derrydale Press, 1928. 61 pages, frontispiece, illustrations, portraits, facsimiles. Some facsimiles printed on colored paper. Octavo. 25 cm.

First edition. Colophon: Early American Sporting Books has been printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press, In December MCMXXVIII. Original dark brown marbled paper covered boards with tan cloth spine. Paper labels on the front cover and spine.

A near fine copy. Seldom seen in such splendid condition. In addition to a chronology of early American sporting books, there are chapters and illustrations on magazines, such as American Turf Register, New York Sporting Magazine, U.S. Sporting Magazine, and Gentleman's Magazine.

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