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Games.- Book of Games (The); or, a History of Juvenile Sports, practised at a Considerable Academy near London, 23 engraved plates only (of 24, lacking frontispiece of hockey), all with imprint of William Darton 1818, 8pp. catalogue of educational books at end, light spotting, some plates becoming loose, contemporary roan-backed marbled boards, rubbed, spine ends chipped, 12mo, Richard Phillips, 1812.

⁂ Including trap-ball, fives, bathing, archery, shuttlecock, cricket and football, as well as games such as hunt the slipper and trundle hoop.

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Games.- , Book of Games (The); or, a History of

Estimate £150 - £200Jun 28, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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