Item #66677 Pierce Egan’s book of sports, and mirror of life: embracing the turf, the chase, therein, and the stage; interspersed with original memoirs of sporting men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldston, Esq. Pierce Egan.
Pierce Egan’s book of sports, and mirror of life: embracing the turf, the chase, therein, and the stage; interspersed with original memoirs of sporting men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldston, Esq

Pierce Egan’s book of sports, and mirror of life: embracing the turf, the chase, therein, and the stage; interspersed with original memoirs of sporting men, etc. Dedicated to George Osbaldston, Esq

London: printed for Thomas Tegg and Son, Cheapside; Griffin and Co., Glasgow; and Egg, Wise, and Co., Dublin, 1836. 8vo, pp. [4], 414; text in double column; 26 half-page woodcuts, 1 on the title, the remaining 25 on the first page of the original parts-issue format, i.e. first page of each octavo gathering; 4 of these are repeated on the covers; original pictorial boards, and rare thus; generally a fine, clean copy. At least one of the illustrations is signed 'R.S.' - possibly Robert Seymour. Item #66677

Price: $850.00

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