|About The Sportfolio 1896|
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The Sportfolio: Portraits And Biographies Of Heroes And Heroines Of Sport.Drinkwater, George & Sanders, Terence Published by George Newnes, 1896.
Superb large (38x25 cms) full-page portraits of leading sportsmen of the day across all sports, including golfers, cricketers, footballlers, tennis players, athletes. Each page could easily be framed and mounted and look superb.
Originally came Complete in 6 parts, which in its entirety made up 140 pages, all pages illustrated. 15 Athletics, 6 Billiards, 6 Chess, 13 Cricket, 34 Cycling, 38 Football (Rugby and Soccer), 18 Golf, 4 Lawn Tennis, 4 Sculling, 2 Skating. A Who’s Who of Victorian British Sports, resplendant with their penny-farthing bikes and racing models, etc.Bound in magazine form.
About The Sportfolio .