TOPOGRAPHY (UK GENERAL)
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THE BRIGHTON ROAD SPEED, SPORT, AND HISTORY ON THE CLASSIC HIGHWAY
Written by Charles G. Harper. Illustrated by Charles G. Harper.
Stock no. 691155
Published by Chapman & Hall. 1st 1906. Very good condition.
Three-quarters red calf binding, raised bands and gilt title to spine. Red boards. Top edge gilt. B/w illustrations. Pictorial cloth from original covers laid onto front and rear pastedowns. Some foxing to prelims. Spine darkened. Corners worn. Foredge foxed. Slight wear to top of spine. REDUCED FROM Â£170.
Large format. Purple cloth covers, gilt titles. Pictorial endpapers. 16 superb colour plates with tissue-guards plus some b/w text illustrations. 111 pages, top edge gilt. Spine and corners worn, spine quite badly faded. Some fading to covers. Some light foxing but contents generally bright and clean.
Blue cloth, gilt decorations and titles. Pages 1279 to 1582 plus 6 pages of advertisements. Engraved title and frontis. One engraved plate. Arranged alphabetically this volume deals with letters O to Z, starting with Ordsall. . All edges gilt. Covers scuffed and worn. One blank page detached. Inscription in ink to front endpaper dated 1875. Dampstaining to prelims.
A description of every British course and a true sense of character for each, from the stands and straights, the paddocks and prize-monies and the personalities who played a part in the creation of a unique collection of sporting venues. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 251 pages plus index. ISBN: 1852232684. Small mark to lower edge of front pastedown. Wrapper sunned to spine and slightly grubby to rear.
Green cloth. B/w illustrations. Wrapper missing most of spine else not too bad.