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Author Clarke, William, 1800-1838.

Title The boy's own book : a complete encyclopædia of sports and pastimes; athletic, scientific, and recreative
Edition A new edition, thoroughly revised and considerably enlarged
Published London : Crosby Lockwood, 1880


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Description 726 pages, 9 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 17 cm
Notes First published in 1828; authorship attributed to William Clarke; cf. Halkett & Laing, Osborne Coll., p. 846-847
Half title page, engraved and printed, conjugate with engraved frontispiece. Both gold tinted, with gilt borders. Illustrated half-title plates
Wood engravings: text illustrations, illustrated plates
Includes index
Subject Amusements -- Juvenile literature.
Games -- Juvenile literature.
Sports -- Juvenile literature.
Magic tricks -- Juvenile literature.
Scientific recreations -- Juvenile literature.
Photography -- Juvenile literature.
Science -- Juvenile literature.