The Arena Incorporating University and Public School Life, And Amateur Sport. Volume I (One)
London, Iliffe & Sons Ltd, 1912 Oversized Hard Cover green cloth bds, gilt decoration and lettering to spine and upper bd, some damp staining across back, around edges of upper bd and to spine, contents clean and tight, smells musty, wonderful colour illustrations, b/w plates, contents clean, sound and tight, pp528. With chapters covering such as: Some First Impressions: Wellington, Charterhouse, Winchester, Sherborne, Clifton, Cheltenham, Shrewsbury, Repton, Uppingham; Rugby Football; Radley as a Rowing School; Tonbridge School Mission; Out of Bounds - Our Roman Roads; Soldats de Demain; The OTC at the Universities; Reminiscences of Oxford Journalism; The Chamonix Aiguilles by George D Abraham; Teh Chapel Windows of King's College Cambridge; Out of Bounds - The Birth of a Lake and its Trout - Owen John etc.... A sound reading copy. Postage will be increased on this item due to weight.
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