Thoughts Upon Sport

By: Sargent, Harry R.

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Book Condition: Good


446 pages including appendix and index. Black and white portraits of the Marquis and Marchioness of Waterford on frontispiece (protected with tissue). "A work dealing shortly with each branch of sport, and showing that as a medium for the circulation of money, and as a national benefactor, Sport stands unrivalled among institutions of the Kingdom to which are added a complete history of the Curraghmore Hunt and memoirs of noteable sportsmen." - from title page. Some of the chapters include: The Curraghmore Hunt; Hunting; Henry W. Briscoe, Esq.; Steeplechasing; Marquis of Drogheda, K.P.; Racing; Fishing; Shooting; Sport a National Benefactor; Manly Games and Exercise; The Prize Ring and Cock Pit; George Osbaldeston, Horatio Ross, Lord Kennedy, Edward Heyward Budd and Captain Barclay-Alladice; John Scott, Mathew Dawson, George Fordham and Fred Archer. Unmarked. Backstrip partially sunned. Vintage bookplate inside front board. Binding sound. A quality copy.

Title: Thoughts Upon Sport

Author Name: Sargent, Harry R.

Categories: Europe, History, Antiquarian,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.: 1895

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 411G0064

Keywords: Black and white portraits of the Henry, Third Marquis of Waterford (1844 - 1859) and Marchioness Blanche Waterford on frontispiece (protected with tissue). "A work dealing shortly with each branch of sport, and showing that as a medium for the Circulatio,