London: Longmans Green, 1892. Illustrated by Charles Whymper and Capt. R.M. Alexander, and from photographs. Small 4to, leather backed orange cloth with gilt armorial device on front cover; some light soiling & binding wear; armorial bookplate. London: Longmans Green, 1892. Limited Edition The Badminton Library of Sports & Pastimes. One of 250 Large Paper copies.
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London: Vanity Fair, 1874. Color lithograph. Sheet measures 15 3/4 x 10 1/2 inches. This supplement to Vanity Fair titled "the philanthropist", features Herbert Praed wearing roller skates. Mr. Praed was a conservative MP. The original artist was Carlo Pellegrini, otherwise known as "Ape" who was an Italian cartoonist based in London. The print is in good condition with very minor foxing in upper margin. The British Vanity Fair (1868--1914), a compendium and often critique of Victorian culture, is best.....