Rowing; (and) Punting. A Volume in the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes.


Decorative brown cloth, printed in black, white, maroon and gilt, with design of a sportsman's study on the front board, uniform with other titles in the series. Cloth rubbed lightly, bumping to the head/tail of the spine and to the corners, but intact - no breaks in the cloth, a very slight 'lean', o/w tight and complete, and overall an attractive, clearly titled, near VG, sound binding. Page fore-edges dusty and lightly foxed (pale spotting). Some faint initials and date ('07) on the half title. Internally decorative 'swan' logo (Longmans) endpapers, and with a largish light mark on the free front endpaper side, as if something has been neatly removed or erased? With No other inscriptions or major marks, apart from some light foxing (pale spots/patching) and some small marks scattered here and there throughout the book, otherwise generally a very clean, bright and tight copy. (xvi) + 351pp. A printed photo frontispiece (tissue guarded - browned) and 19 other full page printed photo plates (not included in the pagination) throughout, together with various text illustrations and 4 Course Maps. Contents cover : - Historical and Introductory; The Art of Rowing; Sculling; Modern Oarsmanship; Steering; Coaching and Training; The University Boat Race; Henley Regatta; Rowing at Oxford and Cambridge; Metropolitan Rowing; Rowing at Eton and Other Public Schools; Boats and Oars. PUNTING: Punts and Poles; The Punting Stroke; Punt Racing; Courses; Professional and Amateur Punters. Appendix; Index. Quite Scarce. A near VG copy. See Images. ; The Badminton Library of Sports & Pastimes. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall

Title: Rowing; (and) Punting. A Volume in the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes.

Author Name: Rowe, R. P. P. ; C. M. Pitman; C. P. Serocold; F. C. Begg; S. Le B. Smith and (Punting) = P. W. Squire

Categories: Sport & Games/Chess,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co. ,: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 114782

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