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BRITISH HISTORICAL SPORTING VOLUME, Julian Marshall, "The Annals of Tennis", 1878, "The Field" Office, London, printed by Horace Cox, presumed first edition, engraved frontispiece, some pencil and ink notations to endpapers, including "Audrey Noel Hume, November, 1983", numerous plates, impressed red cloth boards with gilt and black decoration, gilt lettering to spine. Together with six volumes related to the history of Wimbledon, England, including Guy Boas, "Wimbledon - Has It a History?", 1947, The John Evelyn Club for Wimbledon, paper wraps. Seven pieces total.
Julian Marshall example fair to good condition overall, moderate to significant wear to boards/spine, including corners bumped and frayed, and moderate staining and toning to cloth, interior with expected moderate toning, some scattered spots of staining or foxing, some pencil and ink notations to endpapers, as described, appears complete; remainder in good condition overall, described example with some stains and toning/discoloration to wraps, two undescribed example with losses or separated from binding, but appear complete.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., and Audrey Noel Hume, Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Julian Marshall example fair to good condition overall, moderate to significant wear to boards/spine, including corners bumped and frayed, and moderate staining and toning to cloth, interior with expected moderate toning, some scattered spots of staining or foxing, some pencil and ink notations to endpapers, as described, appears complete; remainder in good condition overall, described example with some stains and toning/discoloration to wraps, two undescribed example with losses or separated from binding, but appear complete.

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BRITISH HISTORICAL SPORTING VOLUME

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 5:00 PM UTC
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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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