London; c. 1920: Sports & Sportsmen, Ltd. LIMITED EDITION. Full-Leather. Folio. Item #3952
Limited to 1000 copies (#615); 537pp., bound in full burgundy morocco double ruled and lettered in gilt, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers. all edges gilt. 15 photogravures with tissue guards and other illustrations throughout. A beautiful copy introducing the modern British pioneers, Great Britain's production, transport, finance, insurance and commercial communications; a review of motoring, an historical survey of British aviation, and notable personalities. A fine copy.