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ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL & THE MEN WHO MADE IT. by  Alfred and William Pickford.: GIBSON - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 31790)

ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL & THE MEN WHO MADE IT.

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ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL & THE MEN WHO MADE IT.

by GIBSON, Alfred and William Pickford.:

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London, The Caxton Publishing Co., no date, circa 1905.. FIRST EDITIONS, FOUR VOLUMES, complete set, circa 1905. Tall 8vo, approximately 240 x 160 mm, 9½ x 6½ inches, 97 full page illustrations including the frontispieces, some with gilt borders, 117 illustrations in the text, pages: Vol 1: viii, 1-224; Vol 2: viii, 1-215; Vol 3: viii, 1-216; Vol 4: viii, 1- 200, original publisher's pictorial cloth, black lettering to spines and upper covers, white lettered title to upper covers, footballer in white with ball to upper covers, original pale yellow endpapers. Slight rubbing and shelf wear to cloth, corners slightly bumped, covers have some small marks, slight lean to bindings, Volume 4 has some pale speckling to outer margins of the first 2 leaves, probably a paper fault (see attached image), pale age-browning to endpapers, occasional light foxing, otherwise a very good tight clean set with no inscriptions. This is a heavy set and will require extra postage costs. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
31790
Title
ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL & THE MEN WHO MADE IT.
Author
GIBSON, Alfred and William Pickford.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
London, The Caxton Publishing Co., no date, circa 1905.
Keywords
football soccer sport history of football
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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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Roger Middleton

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Biblio.co.uk member since: 2010
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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About Roger Middleton

We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.

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