1898 The 'House' on Sport by Members of the London Stock Exchange
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First Edition, Illustrated, Leather Binding
The first edition of this work.
An extensive work on popular Victorian sports, written by various members of the London Stock Exchange, such as F. L. Govett, T. W. Lang, Charles Carlos Clarke, Lord Alwyne Compton, Henry Leveson Gower, E. B. Sheppard, and more.
Discussing cricket, archery, rackets, lacrosse, hockey, golf, rowing, tennis, shooting, and more.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, twenty-five plates, and many in-text illustrations.
Compiled and edited by W. A. Morgan.
Twenty pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.
In a full morocco binding. Externally, smart. A little fading to the spine and to the head of the rear board. Minor bumping to the extremities. Some minor marks to the boards and spine. Bookseller's label to the front pastedown. Numerical ink inscription to the verso to the front endpaper. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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