Among those represented in this well-illustrated collection are John Ruskin and Robert Louis Stevenson (angling), Peter Beckford (hunting), John Nyren (cricket) and Conan Doyle (archery). Volume XII of the Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games and Pastimes, edited by the Earl of Lonsdale.
Second Edition. 12mo. 376pp. Tipped-in col. frontis. illustration + 17 b/w plates. Orig. red cloth, gilt title to spine, tan d/w with colour illustrations on upper board and spine, sl. worn. Tear in front pastedown, contents clean.