Item #31195 Wilkes' Spirit of the Times; A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage: Vol. 1, No. 7. George Wilkes, ed.
Wilkes' Spirit of the Times; A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage: Vol. 1, No. 7

Wilkes' Spirit of the Times; A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage: Vol. 1, No. 7

New York: George Wilkes, October 22, 1859. First edition. Soft cover. Pp. 97-112, a few small ills. Foxed throughout, as shown. Folded. Ca. 11 x 16 inches. The photos show the top halves of the first page and a page of race results. Fair. Item #31195

The seventh issue of this sporting journal, which began on September 10, 1859. It was the forerunner of Spirit of the Times. Contains racing results (mostly trotting), a long obituary of California senator David C. Broderick (killed in a duel), cricket, fishing in New York, disease in sheep, chess column, theatrical news, and more. Sold as is.

Price: $30.00

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