Everybody's Book of Games (Outdoor). Containing the Laws of All the Principal Outdoor Games Played in the British Dominions
W. R. Russell & Co. Ltd. London. 1896, 1st Edition. Soft cover. 224 pages (complete). A neat, quaint pocket sized book for beginners at Outdoor games "for the purpose of supplementing their actual efforts on the field or on the lawn . [and for] for those who rarely see play, but often read accounts of matches, will find its pages clear up many points which might otherwise remain obscure." (from the preface). Games include Athletics, Clock Golf, Cricket, Croquet, Football (Association, Australian, Rugby), Golf, Lacrosse, Quoits, Lawn Tennis and Racquets among others. A genteel flexi-cloth cover that has wear, scuffing and markings. It is secure and sure. The front cover has a previous owner signature. The book is healthy and secure. Inside, the book is lightly tanned from age. It is bookended by numerous ingenious and curious advertisements. The pages are sure, intent-full, dedicated, clear and clean and tidy. fk. Fair/No Jacket.
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USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 | £UK 29.25 | JP¥ 4251]