AN ALMANAC OF TWELVE SPORTS.
New York: R. H. Russell, 1898 . First U.S. edition. Published in 1897 with title page dated 1898 per Richards A106. Two-page calendar for 1898 followed by twelve color woodblocks by Nicholson--one for each month of the year--with verses by Kipling on opposing pages. Each month illustrates a different sport: "Hunting," "Racing," "Boating," "Fishing," "Skating," "Boxing," "Golf," "Shooting," "Archery," etc. Quarto tan, illustrated paper boards backed with plain brown cloth; unpaginated, Overall rubbing and light soiling to binding with loss at spine ends and corners revealing boards. Still good or better with interior bright, free from foxing and showing just a few small scattered stains.