1810 Glig Gamens Sports & Pastimes of England Strutt Illustrated Games Hunting

STRUTT, Joseph

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Joseph Strutt’s ‘Sports and Pastimes’ is one of the most important works on the history of recreational activities in Great Britain. First published in 1801, this work provides accounts on hunting, hawking, archer, stone throwing, golf, tennis, jousting tournaments, dancing, chess, gambling games, and even minstrel plays. This 1810 edition features incredible engravings taken from ancient paintings including a frontispiece of renaissance chess players. The DNB even notes that Strutt’s work “is of exceptional merit and highly esteemed.

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1810 Glig Gamens Sports & Pastimes of England Strutt Illustrated Games Hunting

 

Joseph Strutt’s ‘Sports and Pastimes’ is one of the most important works on the history of recreational activities in Great Britain. First published in 1801, this work provides accounts on hunting, hawking, archer, stone throwing, golf, tennis, jousting tournaments, dancing, chess, gambling games, and even minstrel plays. This 1810 edition features incredible engravings taken from ancient paintings including a frontispiece of renaissance chess players. The DNB even notes that Strutt’s work “is of exceptional merit and highly esteemed.

 

Item number: #4694

Price: $950

 

STRUTT, Joseph

 

Glig gamens angel-deod ; or, the sports and pastimes of the people of England : including the rural and domestic recreations, may-games, mummeries, pageants, processions, and pompous spectacles, from the earliest period to the present time …

 

London : Printed by T. Bensley … for White and Co. …, 1810.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [xlix], [7], 357
    • Illustrated with 39 leaves of plates
  • References: Lowndes 2533;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Vellum; tight and secure
  • Size: ~12.5in X 10in (32cm x 25cm)
  • Auction and price comparisons at upwards of $2,000

 

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4694

Category

European History

Authors

STRUTT, Joseph

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete