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Description: Selling here is Science in many hobby Sports, a book for the young designed to illustrate the principles of physical science through the use of toys and pastimes, published in 1877. The contents are complete in 332 pages with numerous figures within the text and a frontispiece. The book is bound in a contemporary green full calf binding, compartments of spine decorated in gilt with red title label. Page edges marbled.
Exterior Condition: The book measures 13.5cm x 18.5cm. The binding is holding firmly with moderate wear to extremities and a few surface bumps and scuffs. Some chipping at head of spine, with short snag at head of front hinge. Interior Condition: The contents are holding firmly and are in very good clean condition throughout. Original marbled end papers present at front and rear. 1877 prize plate from Harrow School to Montagu W. Smith .