Item #30917 Polo at Home and Abroad. T. F. Dale, Stoneclink.

Polo at Home and Abroad

London: London and Counties Press Association, 1915. Limited edition. Hardcover (half leather). xii, 345p + 58 pls., 6 in color. No. 98 of 150 copies in the Subscriber's Edition (no subscriber's name noted). Covers rubbed; marginal and fore-edge foxing; rear endpapers dampstained. (There was also a full-vellum deluxe edition of 100 copies.). Overall very good, despite flaws noted here. Item #30917

A massive book, handsomely printed in letterpress. Chapters by various contributors on the history of polo and polo clubs, rules, strategy, the polo pony, polo in many countries around the world, international matches, etc. With a bibliography,“The Literature of Polo,” by E.D. Cuming. The photographic plates show teams, matches, players, etc. The 6 tipped-in color plates reproduce watercolors by G.D. Armour, which were made especially for this book. Very large and heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.

Price: $450.00

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