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Stonehenge British Rural Sports Comprising Shooting, Hunting, Coursing, Fishing, Hawking, Racing, Boating and Pedestrianism with All Rural Games and Amusements , London: Frederick Warne and Co., 1878.

Fourteenth Edition. Cloth Covered Hardback. Very Good/No Dustwrapper. 8vo A tight 8 3/8" by 5 1/2" brown cloth covered hardback fourteenth edition of xx, 1-944 pages including and index and extensively broken down contents pages. Illustrated with full plate ( blank verso ) and part page engravings. The book has been rebound in brown cloth with a slightly rubbed gilt " Stonehenge " on the spine. The cover edges are good. The spine is slightly faded, the front cover has a few small darker marks. There is an owner's name on the front endpaper. The text is crisp and generally clean. A few page edges have been professionally repaired. This book is extensive in it's coverage of Country pursuits, sport and amusements - Shooting The Gun dDeer stalking Hunting Stag Fox Hare Otter Greyhound Coarsing Training Management Falconry Angling Fishing Horse-Racing Stud Training Steeplechasing Hurdle Trotting Breeding Walking Leaping Athleticsarchery Boat Yacht Racing Canoeing Sport Cricket Football Rugby Soccer Bowls Rounders Basball Tennis Racquets Badminton Croquet Swimming Skating Bicycling Riding Carriage driving Dogs Horses Diseases Management. Illustrated with engravings including 17 plates of dog types with 2 dogs on each + others in text ( the dogs are split according to their nature and use to man and include those as companions and ladies toy dogs) ,fishing gear, fish hook types, guns etc etc. There are also greyhound and horse pedigrees (Book ref. 025703 )  £ 70.00

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