"... to which is added A Description Of The External Human Form." Possibly a remainder binding (differs from publisher's usual style). Institutional bookplate and circular blindstamp on p.9; neat call number at foot of p.1. Front inner hinge neatly repaired. Light 'shadow' browning to title from frontispiece tissue guard. Six folding anatomical plates; fore edge of plate 5 browned and sl. chipped (no loss) from previous mis-folding. Pencilled number on rfep. Contents a trifle age-toned, otherwise clean and tight.
An important early work on physiology and anatomy in athletes' training, bridging the era of experienced-based coaching and that of technology and scientific knowledge. The authors, brothers, were anatomists and athletes. James Irvine, F.R.C.V.S. was also an expert in equine anatomy and wrote extensively on horses; James Money was an authority and contributor on chess.
Author Lupton, James Irvine & Lupton, James Money Kyrle
Binding Original green cloth with gilt spine lettering
Publisher London: W.H. Allen & Co.
Illustrator Tissue guarded frontispiece plus 6 folding anatomical plates
Condition A near fine copy.