Size 9 x 7.5 Inches Bound in original half leather over marbled boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Sporting Scrapbook, containing a large number of period clippings, some manuscript notes & ephemera. Boxing, Racing, Shooting, Wresting etc. Clippings of Dog Fights 1825, Wrestling match 1826 between champion of Cornwall & Devon. M/S notes Malta Garrison Gun Club. Chart of Captain Webb’s course for channel swim. Cut out images of jockeys circa 1870’s Index on page 107.
A most interesting scrapbook for anyone interested in 19th Century Sport.
Date 19th Century
Binding Half Leather
Condition Very Good