The Badminton Library: Fencing, Boxing & Wrestling.
Book Description: London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1890. Second Edition. Original decorated brown cloth, gilt titling to spine. Many b/w illustrations, 43 plates. 190x130mm. Well illustrated from instantaneous photographs, pages 1 – 110 cover the practical instruction of the art of Fencing including a small section on Singlestick. Pages 117 – 148 cover Boxing and Sparring, illustrated with full page wood engravings, and 175 – 221 Wrestling, Cumberland and Westmoreland, styles and systems, with a complete bibliography of the art of Fencing by Egerton Castle. 304 pp.
Book Condition: Excellent. A little rubbed at head and heel of spine.