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Creator:
Egan, Pierce, 1772-1849.
Title(s):

Pierce Egan's anecdotes (original and selected) of the turf, the chase, the ring, and the stage : the whole forming a complete panorama of the sporting world, uniting with it a book of reference and entertaining companion to the lovers of British sports / embellished with thirteen colored plates, designed from nature, and etched by Theodore Lane ; dedicated to Sir Bellingham Graham, Bart.

Additional Title(s):

Anecdotes (original and selected) of the turf, the chase, the ring, and the stage

Published/Created:
London : Printed by Knight & Lacey, Paternoster-Row, and Pierce Egan, 113, Strand, MDCCCXXVII [1827]
Physical Description:
viii, 304, [1] p., [13] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1135 .E33 1827+ Copy 1 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1135 .E33 1827+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
GV1135 .E33 1827+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN: From the collection of Herbert B. Lazarus.; bookplates of Ferdinand M. McVeagh and Graham M. Adee.
Aquatint engravings drawn and etched by Theodore Lane.
With a wood-engraved vignette on title page.
Includes one plate of boxing and stories, verses, obituaries and anecdotes about boxing.
Page 78 misnumbered 87.
Printed by Marchant, Ingram-Court, Fenchurch-Street.
Hartley, R.A. Boxing books, 147
Abbey, J.R. Life, 283
Tooley, R.V. Coloured plates (1979 ed.) p. 113
NSTC, 2E5906
Podeschi, J.B. Horse and horsemanship, 130
BAC: British Art Center has 3 copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Bound in half maroon roan. Ink stamp: Chas. S. MacMaster of Kennox. Copy 2 bound in original printed pictorial boards. Copy 3 is Sporting 739. Bound in original printed pictorial boards. In red levant morocco pull-off case. Inscribed: J.B. Charters, June 14, 1883.
Subject Terms:
Adee, Graham M. -- Bookplate.
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Boxing -- Great Britain -- Anecdotes.
Charters, J. B. -- Autograph.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Knight & Lacy -- Publishers.
Lazarus, Herbert B. -- Ownership.
MacMaster, Charles S. -- Stamp.
Marchant -- Printer.
McVeagh, Ferdinand M. -- Bookplate.
Sports -- Great Britain -- Anecdotes.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1827.
Wood engravings -- 1827.
Contributors:
Lane, Theodore, 1800-1828, ill.
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