the school of recreation or the gentlemans tutor- R.H 1664
Pub H Rodes 1664
First edition 12mo. Rebound in recent plain calf gilt lined banded spine with black title. New end papers. Frontis portrait plate slight margin loss remounted. Title page. 8pp preface. Text -202 1p advert with hand written ealy 18th century ownership signature to verso . An early sporting book with sections covering hunting, racing, hawking, riding, cock-fighting, fowling, fishing, shoting, bowling,tennis, ringing and Billiards. Probably represents some of the earliest mentions of some of these sports.