Stent, R. K.,: Green and Gold: A Sporting Miscellany
Book Number: 0121536
Longmans, Green and Co., London . Cape Town . New York, 1954. Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. statistical appendix. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Yellow coloured boards with green insert to the back strip and within that green insert yellow coloured titles. Illustrated dustwrapper with green, white and gold coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "...(the author) tells mainly of the great moments in Springbok Rugby football and cricket history and of the many noted players with South Africa has produced in these sports." – from the rear dustwrapper panel blurb. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Some stains to the book panels and sunning of the back strip. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers. Please note: – that in this book's production there is no free front endpaper. The dustwrapper is showing age and wear. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Small closed tears to the top dustwrapper edge, with associated creasing, and there is some Chipping and creasing of the lower edge. The results of insect activity can be seen along the front fold over crease. Rubbing and handling marks to the dustwrapper panels and remains of tape can be seen to the front fold over panel, which has also ghosted to the half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 188 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Rugby; South Africa; Inventory No: 0121536.