The All-England Series - Athletics - H. Hewitt Griffin 1891 - George Bell & Sons, London - First Edition A stunning bright near fine copy of a rare work.

With contributions by E.H. Pelling (Sprinting); H.C.L. Tindall (Quarter and Half Miles), J.L. Grieg (Long Jump); T. Jennings (High Jump); C.F. Daft (Hurdles or ‘
Topping the Timber’); J. Kibblewhite (Mile and Distance Running); Tom Ray (Pole Jump); Sid Thomas (Cross Country); and Rev.W. Pollock-Hill (Middle Distances).

Seventeen illustrations and full page plates including plans of sports grounds and fields; A Chronograph for Timing; photographs of events and sketches of athletes in action.

Pages of advertisements to front and rear.
  pp. [7 advertisements] vi [2] 119 [1] [7 advertisements]. Pagination of this particular book includes the endpapers, as they are all printed with advertisements.   Condition: Near fine, offsetting to end-papers, small owners signature.   Ref: 103450   Price: HK$ 2,400