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Egan, Pierce, 1772–1849

Sporting anecdotes, original and selected : including numerous characteristic portraits of persons in every walk of life, who have acquired notority from their achievements on the turf, at the table and in the diversions of the field : with sketches of the various animals of the chase : to which is added, an account of noted pedestrians, trotting matches, cricketers, &c. : the whole forming a complete delineation of the sporting world / by Pierce Egan.

Philadelphia : H.C. Carey, and I. Lea, Chesnut Street, 1822.
Physical Description:
iv, [1], 6-359, [1] pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV191 .E33 1822
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Shoemaker, R.H. Checklist of American imprints for 1820-1829, 8606
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary calf; remnant of label on spine. Signed in graphite: S.B. Curtis; William Fuller Curtis.
Subject Terms:
Curtis, S. B. -- Autograph.
Curtis, William Fuller -- Autograph.
Sports -- Anecdotes.
Sports -- Great Britain.
Engravings -- 1822.
H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm), publisher.

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