Fothergill, George A. Twenty Sporting Designs with Selection from the Poets SIGNED
Great Britain Edinburgh DE LUX Limited to 300 #85 Pictorial Boards Good No Jacket Book Illustrated Signed by Author(s)
Corners rubbed and bumped, with boards showing at tips. Boards slightly soiled & scraped on rear board and at upper front cover at head of spine. Not a distraction. 110 pp. A magnificent collection of sporting prose illustrated with b/w tipped in plates and steel engravings. Includes works by the likes of: Shakespeare, John Milton, William Hamilton, Allan Ramsay, Thomas Tickell, Alexander Pope, William Somervile, Robert Dodsley, The Reverend Francis Fawkes, M.A., William Cowper, Robert Ferguson, Robert Burns, Hector Macneill, Robert Bloomfield, Sir Walter Scott, William Wordsworth, Joseph Henry Green F.R.S., John Woodcock Graves, Alexander Campbell of Tombea, Charles Wickstead, John Campbell of Saddell, Charles Kingsley, Joseph Crawhall, R. Anderson, Thomas Hood, Henry Sambrook Leigh, Lord Tennyson, Major George J. Whyte-Melville, Adam Lindsay Gordon, Sir Robert Townsend-Farquhar Bart., Andrew Lang, W. Bromley-Davenport, T. Scott Anderson M.D., W. Phillpotts-Williams M.F.H., Harry Cumberland Bentley, Andrew Barton Paterson, Will H. Ogilvie, George Algernon Fothergill M.B., C.M.