1931-1933 British Sports and Sportsmen Breeding Agriculture Country-Life Pursuits  British Sports and Sportsmen Modern Commerce Transport Motoring and Aviation 
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Undated. Dated from copac. Limited edition of one thousand copies, from the British Sports and Sportsmen series. Breeding Agriculture Country-Life Pursuits is number six hundred and forty eight of one thousand and is collated complete with twelve photogravures and many other vignette illustrations. Modern Commerce Transport Motoring and Aviation is number seven hundred and fifty of one thousand and is collated complete with fifteen photogravures and many other vignette illustrations. Folio. Bound in the original publisher's morocco with gilt detail to the spine and boards. Modern Commerce Transport Motoring and Aviation was published in conjunction with the British newspaper 'Sporting Life', a twice-weekly, and then daily, periodical, best known for its coverage of horse and greyhound racing. The publication later went on to merge with the popular magazine Racing Post. In this comprehensive work, the work addresses pioneers in the fields of transport, motoring and aviation with reference to some of the notable achievements in the respective fields. Notable entries include reference to The Leyland Steam-Wagon; the development and growth of Rolls Royce; and the Sunbeam Racing Cars. Breeding Agriculture and Country-Life Pursuits is edited by Sporting Life and Sportsmen and is a fascinating view of agriculture through the ages, which a specific focus upon the horse, as well as a variety of livestock, horticulture and notable field sportsmen. The particular equine focus, includes divisions based on breed with chapters on The Old English Cart Horse, Canadian Native Ponies, as well as South African and Australasian breeds. The work offers a focused insight into the development of agriculture, inclusive of the sporting aspects of the countryside. The set is a charming pair of this limited edition collection of works all based around British sports and sportsmen.
In the original red morocco with gilt detail to the spine and boards. Externally very smart, with slight rubbing, slightly heavier to the head and tail of the spine and the rear joint of Modern Commerce Transport Motoring and Aviation. The occasional mark to the boards, slightly heavier to the rear boards of both volumes. Slight fading to the spine of both volumes. Internally firmly bound. Pages bright and clean with just some marginal age toning to the extremities and the occasional spot, slightly heavier to the first and last few pages and the fore edge.
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