Wilkes' Spirit of the Times. A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, and the Stage. Vol. XVII. No.6

Wilkes' Spirit of the Times. A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, and the Stage. Vol. XVII. No.6

New York: Saturday, September 28, 1867. 16¾" x 11½", pp. [1] 102-120 [i.e. 20 pages]; 3 columns per page, removed from binding, stain on upper front cover continues throughout many leaves without loss to text. Contains detailed accounts of several horse races and horse fairs including in England, advice and prescriptions for sick and injured horses per the veterinary department, answers to correspondents, baseball results, aquatic sports including yacht races, wrestling matches, special notice - the impending war in Europe, French theatre, world of billiards, the cricket field, a challenge to the pigeon shooters of the United States and Canada, trolling for Spanish mackerel, list of amusements, publications, railroad time tables, numerous ads (many with cuts) for guns, horses, billiards, veterinarians, horshoes, fishing tackle, and patent medicines. Item #59202

Price: $45.00

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