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Lot 2018 (Fine Art & Antiques, 14th December 2019)

Sold for £1,400

Lot details

The Sporting Magazine or Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the Turf, the Chace and Every Other Diversion Interesting to the Man of Pleasure and Enterprize. J. Wheble, London. 1793-1824. An incomplete run, comprising 52 volumes (1, 2-26, 28, 29, 31, 32-38, 48-63.) (2 copies of vol 24) All vols prior to 48 in worn contemporary half leather, Vol 48 onwards in full contemporary diced calf. All vols have the engraved title page and numerous engraved plates. [52]

Condition report

  1. Sellotape repair to back board.

  2. Boards detached.

  3. (Copy 1) Spine badly damaged. (Copy 2) complete

48 & 50. Lacking part spine.

52-56. Head of spine worn.

Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.


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