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The Badminton Magazine of Sports and Pasttimes

By Alfred E T Watson (Editor)

1895-1903 - London - Longmans, Green and Co.

9" by 6"; viii, 706pp; viii, 748pp; viii, 700pp; viii, 698pp; viii, 700pp; viii, 700pp; viii, 706pp; viii, 700pp; viii, 700pp; viii, 700pp

 

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Ten volumes of The Badminton Magazine.

This magazine was originally published between 1895 and 1923.

This work has a series of articles on varying sporting activities in addition to serialisations of novels on the subject of sports.

Volume I : August-December 1895
Volume V: July to December 1897
Volume VI: January to June 1898
Volume VII: July to December 1898
Volume VIII: January to June 1899
Volume IX: July-December 1899
Volume X: January to June 1900
Volume XV: July to December 1902
Volume XVI: January to June 1903
Volume XVII: July to December 1903

There are articles on hunting, fishing and lawn tennis.

All volumes are illustrated throughout with numerous photographs and drawings. The twentieth century editions of the magazine also begin to feature coloured photographs.  

This set also includes the serialisation of the novel 'Some Experiences of an Irish R.M' by Violet Florence Martin and Edith Anna Oenone Somerville.

CONDITION

In quarter morocco bindings with cloth covered boards. Uniformly bound. Externally, very smart. Spines have faded as expected with this colour. Bumping to the extremities. Small amount of light rubbing to the spines, mostly to the head and tail. Front hinge to volume IX after title page is strained but firm. Small ink marks to the tail of rear board to volume VII. Front hinges to volumes XV and XVI are slightly strained but firm, particularly to the head. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound. Pages are bright. Light spotting to the first and last few pages with the odd spots throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED.


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