Auction Date: 19/08/2021 at 10am
Superb Victorian volume of 1894/1895 Football Teams & Famous Cricketers featuring “The People’s” Sporting Gallery of football clubs to include Aston Villa, Everton, Preston NE, Sheffield Utd, Bury, Notts. County, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Corinthians, Woolwich Arsenal, Millwall, Royal Engineers, Southampton St. Marys, Tottenham Hotspur, Clapham Rovers, Old Carthusians, Casuals, Vampires, Ilford , West Bromwich Albion plus many more including Ladies team (North England & South England) (50); also rugby union teams to include Oxford, Cambridge, Cardiff, Bristol, London Scottish, Kings College, plus others (20). Additionally famous cricketers including W. G. Grace, A. E. Stoddart, Robert Abel, W. W. Read, J. Briggs plus others including teams (20) and finally Oxford & Cambridge boat crews. Black, with gold lettering, size 380mm x 280mm in good condition (120 years old) rare publication and full of long forgotten sports people who formed the basis of competitive sporting events which still exist, in its basic format to this day.