THE BOOK OF GAMES; or, A History of Juvenile Sports,…

THE BOOK OF GAMES; or, A History of Juvenile Sports, Practised at a Considerable Academy Near London. Illustrated by twenty-four copper plates.

London: Tabart & Co. 1810. Price three shillings and six pence, half-bound. [4], [1], 2-168, 8 ad's pages. Illustrated with copper-plate frontispiece and twenty-three copper-plates throughout, additional to pagination. Original pictorial printed boards with red roan spine, gilt, being an unrecorded issue of the book by Knevett, Arliss, and Baker. 12mo. One plate with a clean tear without loss; another plate a little browned; some occasional marking; binding rubbed; else a very good copy of a scarce title. Moon 14(2). First published in 1805. Mrs. Moon does not record a copy bound in pictorial boards, with this variant imprint. Games included are cricket, blind-man’s buff, archery, leap frog, marbles, foot-ball, etc.

Book ID: 9458
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