The Sportsman. (New Series) Vol. V. July to December, 1838
(Great Britain - 19th Century - British Sporting History - Hunting - Fishing - Horse Racing - Cricket)

London, England: The Sportsman, 1838. F 380 pages; a 1/2 year of this British sporting publication; each issue with news of activities and events including hunting dogs, horse racing and other news of the turf, notable cricket matches including Oxford against Cambridge, Officers of 1st Life Guards against the Eton Collegians, Tenth Hussars against the Royal Clarence club, many others; grouse & other bird shooting sports; with some American and other travel -related sporting adventures: Field Sports in Illinois, Fishing in Ohio, Wolf shooting on the Turkisag; Sporting recollections of life in the Deccan; Trotting extraordinary in America; racing in Kentucky; Rambles in Southern Africa, Ceylon, &c; and with much coverage of horse races past; with a useful index at front; each issue calling for 2 engraved black and white plates per issue; NOTE: lacks the 'Amato' plate in No. 1, all others present; approx. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"" size; previous owner name on the front endpaper of Joshua Mann; with the small bookseller's ticket on front pastedown of E.A.W. Taylor, Bradford; bound in contemporary marbled paper covered boards, black leather spine and corners; gilt spine rules and titles; some edge, tips wear and rubbing to boards, bit bent; contents generally clean and in very good condition. Very Good (Item ID: 23443)


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