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THE SPORTING MAGAZINE; or Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the Turf, the Chase,and Every Other Diversion Interesting to the Man of Pleasure, Enterprize and Spirit. Vol. 9, October 1796 - March 1797 , London: The Proprietor. Sold By J. Wheble, 1797.

Half-Leather. Good +. 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall Book All the monthly issues from October 1796 to March 1797 + Index and 30 Page Racing Calendar. Illustrated with 12 B&W Engraved Plates. Frontis illustrated with "Sportsmen Refreshing" Title Page illustrated with a Woodcock. Plates illustrated with; Deer & Ounce, Cockpit Royal, Foxes, William Tell, Snipe Shooting, Angling for Salmon, Spaniel & Hare, Elevation & Plan of a Stable for 8 cart Horses, 3 Conformation illustrations of Horses, Otho, an Arabian, Buzzard. Text arranged in Double Columns. Many interesting Articles including; a Treatise on Farriery & Account of the Royal Chase. Contemporary Brown Half-Leather Binding with Marbled Paper-covered boards and Leather Corners. Gilt Title, Vol. No. Lines and Decoratif Motifs to spine. All page edges Marbled. 350 Pages + 4 Page Index + 30 Page Racing Calendar. 8 3/4" Tall, 520g. Some edge wear. Some bits of surface leather missing from spine & some rubbing to boards (see photos). Attractive antique Bookplate with Armorial Bearing (Lions & tree) on Endpaper. No name. Very faint brown stain in upper margin of a few pages. Some very light foxing to title page, occasional spots of foxing on some pages & a little light foxing (mainly marginal) on Plates. No inscriptions. Most pages in nice, clean condition, some slightly age darkened. (other Volumes of The Sporting Magazine available I'm happy to give a discount on 2 or more.) Please ask if you would like any more Pictures or Information. (Book ref. 014054)  £95.00

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Contact: Nina Fedorowa
Address: Aesop Attic Books
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