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Football A Popular Handbook of the Game

Dr. Irvine, C. W. Alcock, and other recognised authorities; edited by G. A. Hutchinson

£250

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Ref. 109800   Edition. First Edition

Published By: The Religious Tract Society 1887 (London)

The Boy's Own Bookshelf II. Undated, first edition of 1887. Hardback bound in original blue cloth with black printed and gilt stamped title to cover and spine. Pictorial frontispiece and pictorial motif to title page. A further 17 illustrations throughout. Small stain to cover, a few small patches of scuffing. Corners and spine edges a touch worn, with minor rubbing over hinge, otherwise a smart and bright copy. Cracking to gutter visible at half title but binding sound. Light spotting to prelims and occasionally throughout. Manuscript list to rfep. Pages are bright and clean if a little toned to the very edges. Overall very good condition. xv + 140 + iv pp. A superb example of a scarce early football book.

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Binding: Hardback

Book Type: Book

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