Sporting Anecdotes Original & Selected by Pierce Egan 1820 Edition

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Sporting Anecdotes Original & Selected
by Pierce Egan

Pub:  Sherwood, Neely, and Jones    London
Date:  1820



Green cloth library binding.  Fair, front board nearly detached, back strip missing, frontispiece missing.  Ex-library, Mercantile Library of Philadelphia.  The rebinding was done in a very crude manner, scattered foxing.  497 pages with index plus three pages of ads.  Including Numerous Characteristic Portraits of Persons in Every Walk of Life, Who have acquired Notoriety from their Achievements on The Turf, At the Table, and in the Diversions of the Field, To which is added, an Account of noted Pedestrians, Trotting Matches, Cricketers, &c.  The whole forming a complete Delineation of Sporting World.