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xxiv, 322pp. G-: in Good minus condition without dust jacket. Rebound. Cover rubbed. Edge-stain to frontis. Other plates have damage to margins. Some foxing throughout. Book plate to front paste down. N° de réf. du libraire g4103a
Titre : The Complete Rugby Footballer on the New ...
Éditeur : Methuen & Co Ltd
Date d'édition : 1906
Reliure : Black hardback cloth cover
Edition : First Edition.
Description du livre Methuen & Co. (1906), London, 1906. Hardcover. État : Poor. Etat de la jaquette : No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Cloth split along entire length of front joint and most of rear joint. Hinges broken. Lacking the front free endpaper and half-title page. Also lacking the frontispiece and one other plate. Title leaf detached and loose. Some plates detached. Binding shaken. Ex-libris of "C. I." on front endpaper.; (iii)-xxiv, 322 pages + 31 pages advertisements + 19 of 21 plates (lacking the frontispiece and the plate facing page 200). Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 220 x 138mm. Sport, Rugby. This title is number 2 on D. McLaren's list of the "Ten Best Books on Rugby", and number 10 on his list of the "Ten Rarest Books On Rugby in New Zealand" [Ref: David McLaren, "A Handbook of Rugby Literature" (1985)].; 8vo. N° de réf. du libraire 17260
Description du livre Methuen, London, 1906. Hardcover. État : Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. One of the most famous and influential of all rugby books. Written by the captain and vice-caption of the 1905 All Blacks who swept all before them in their tour of the UK and revolutionised rugby skills and tactics. The book is an account of the tour and an analysis of how New Zealand methods triumphed over those of the home nations. Original cloth, gilt titles to front cover and spine, photos. Boards are rubbed and frayed at the extremities. A few other marks and nicks. Light spotting to prelims and many pages. Binding firm but inner hinge occasionally weak. A good copy of a rugby classic. N° de réf. du libraire 001594
Description du livre Methuen & Co. 1906, 1906. Original binding & complete, nice copy of a rare classic, octavo, brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board, frontispiece, xxiv + 322pp + 40pp ads, illus, VG- (some rubbing to boards, moderate bruising & fraying to spine extrems & board corners, owner's name in green ink to upper f.e.p., light foxing throughout, light tanning to page edges, relevant newspaper photograph to rear pastedown). N° de réf. du libraire 1w36/47