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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.13, October 1798 - March 1799 , London: The Proprietor. Sold By J. Wheble, 1799.

Half-Leather. Good. 8vo - over 7 - 9" Tall Book All the monthly issues from October 1798 to March 1799 + Index and 16 Page Racing Calendar. Illustrated with 12 B&W Engraved Plates. Frontis illustrated with "A Fox-Hunting Dinner" Title Page illustrated with Ducks. Plates illustrated with; Lambert's Leap, Rhinocerous Hunting, Hippopotamus, Lioness, Billiards, Sportsman of the 16th Century, Antelope Hunting, Procession from a Tiger Hunt, Heron, Buffalo Hunting, Kainsi Rock-Leaping Antelope. Text arranged in Double Columns. Many interesting Articles including; The Buffalo & Sagacity of a savage Dog. 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. 368 Pages including Index + 16 Page Racing Calendar. 8 3/4" Tall, 520g. Some edge wear. Some leather missing from spine near the bottom and surface scrapes. Some rubbing to boards (see photos). Attractive antique Bookplate with Armorial Bearing (Lions & tree) on Endpaper. No name. ront hinge cracked. Faint foxing, mainly marginal to some Plates. Light brown stain on endpapers, frontis & title page (about 1/3 width of page) Occasional spots of foxing on a few pages. 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. 014055)  £85.00

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