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IDYLS OF THE RINK

IDYLS OF THE RINK

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A charmingly-illustrated book of skating verse

First Edition. Small 8vo. xii + 56pp. 8 full-page illustrations incl. frontis. Original red cloth, corners rubbed, gilt motif of skater and titles to front, spine neatly repaired. Scarce.

Date
1877
Publisher
Hardwicke & Bogue
Author
Georgina BOWERS

£175.00 (Code: 18995)

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