PIERCE EGAN'S ANECDOTES (Original and Selected) OF THE TURF, THE CHASE, THE RING, AND THE STAGE; The Whole Forming A COMPLETE PANORAMA OF THE SPORTING WORLD; Uniting with It a Book of Reference and Entertaining Companion to the Lovers of British Sports.
London: Knight & Lacey, 1827. First edition thus: with hand-colored aquatint frontispiece and 12 hand-colored aquatint plates by Theodore Lane. Bound by Baynton in straight grain red morocco with raised gilt-stamped spine bands and compartments with gilt-lettering and rule as well as four ornaments of a sporting motif -- fox..... Item #54559 More