The Book of Sports.
The Book of Sports.
The Book of Sports.
The Book of Sports.
(Miniature Book)

The Book of Sports.

Philadelphia: H.C. Peck & Theo. Bliss, (c. 1850). 191pp. Illustrated with engravings throughout, each activity receiving its own full-page image. A charming book encouraging the reader to physical exertion. It describes such expected activities as archery, skating, and marbles, along with the perhaps unexpected pastimes of painting vases, the Aeolian harp, and “magnetic amusements.” Bound in brown cloth over boards, gilt stamping to upper cover and spine. Exterior lightly soiled, small chip to spine, some foxing throughout, else near fine, with only three copies listed on OCLC. (3 1/8 by 2 5/8; 79x67mm). Item #28406

Price: $325.00