The first book ever published on rowing at Cambridge. A history of rowing at Cambridge since 1827,with details of the foundation of the major boat clubs, history of College eight-oared races, results and accounts of Oxford v Cambridge race at London since 1829, and accounts of early rowing at Henley.
Small 8vo. xi, 107pp. Original blue cloth boards, title in gilt within gilt scroll to front, spine darkened and rubbed. Ex. libris John Charrington, of Shenley, hence book-plate inside f/c. A very good copy of an extremely scarce title.
|Publisher||Cambridge: J. Deighton / London: G. Bell|