** RARE ** Science of Self Defence Wrestling,Sparring etc Circa 1874


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  Edmund E Price: The Science of Self Defence A Treatise on Sparring and Wrestling Including Complete Instructions in Training and Practical Development Published By Dick & Fitzgerald New York…. Undated Circa 1874? 

Condition Of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in Publisher’s original pictorial paper backed boards with green cloth spine.Half title page present with publisher ads to the front pastedown and front endpaper.There is a previous pencil inscription to the verso of the title page (can be erased of course,dated 1874),unsure of the actual published date of this scarce work.Illustrated with numerous figure drawings.The book has some scattered foxing present,with some thumbing marks to the page margins,marginal cracking to the front gutter hinge join.Outer pictorial boards showing some obvious wear.Graded overall as ‘Very Good’ A rare and early title on wrestling,sparring and training with some charming drawings.Small 12mo measures 7” by 4.5” 130pp and Assumed First Edition 

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Weight 0.40 kg