London: Chapman Hall, 1864. Frontispiece, and several other in-text illustrations. xvi, 304pp. Short thick 8vo, recently rebound in tan cloth with brown leather spine label (inked signatures at top of title; light penciling in margins of several pages, otherwise a near fine copy in a handsome binding). London: Chapman & Hall, 1864. First edition. Very scarce. A history of exercises and gymnastics from its earliest development among the ancients through the ages. Among the topics discussed are public baths, the...
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982. Illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. 208 pages, 4to, blue and tan cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper. New York: Simon and Schuster, (1982). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Lori, Best Always to a wonderful person, Lou Ferrigno."
New York: American News Co., 1886. Also, General Remarks on Physical Culture. Illustrated with Portraitures of Celebrated Athletes, Exhibiting Great Muscular Development from the Club Exercise, Engraved from Photographs. 20 charming full page woodcuts. 79p., brown cloth, gilt pictorial vignette on front cover; top of spine torn, front flyleaf lacking. New York: American News Co., (1866). Ninth Edition. A very good copy. Uncommon title, although it went through many editions.