Sporting Anecdotes Original And Selected Including Numerous Characteristic Portraits Of Person In Every Walk Of Life Who have acquired Notoriety from their Achievements on The Turf, At The Table, And In The Diversions Of The Field, With Sketches of various Animals of the Chase: To which is added, an Account noted Pedestrians, Trotting Matches, Cricketers, &c. The whole forming a complete Delineation of the Sporting World. Pierce Egan.

Sporting Anecdotes Original And Selected Including Numerous Characteristic Portraits Of Person In Every Walk Of Life Who have acquired Notoriety from their Achievements on The Turf, At The Table, And In The Diversions Of The Field, With Sketches of various Animals of the Chase: To which is added, an Account noted Pedestrians, Trotting Matches, Cricketers, &c. The whole forming a complete Delineation of the Sporting World

London: Sherwood, Jones, and Co, 1825. New Edition, Considerably Enlarged and Improved. Hardcover. 592 pages. Six engraved plates, three with hand coloring: two by Robert Cruikshank, one a large foldout of a boxing match, and one by Alken. Scattered light foxing, bookplate of Durell Hall. Index, Directions for Placing the Plates. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt in sporting motifs. Front cover rehinged. Three quarter maroon morocco and red cloth. Teg. Very good. Item #22317

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