Item #7859 The Sporting Set. Leon Stein.

The Sporting Set

New York: Arno Press, 1975.

Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #7859
ISBN: 0405069413

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; "The monographs and articles comprising this collection trace the development of upper-class sporting life from its humble beginnings in the hunting and fishing of colonial times." Contents: Painter, Ruth E. Tavern amusements in eighteenth century America. 1916.-- Paxson, Frederic L. The rise of sport. 1917.-- Krout, John A. Some reflections on the rise of American sport. 1928.-- Wright, George. Sketch of national game of baseball. 1920.-- Davis, Andrew M.F. College athletics.-- Quest, Aleck. The fast set at Harvard University. 1888.-- Hollis, Ira. Intercollegiate athletics. 1902.-- Dunn, Robert. The country club. 1905.-- Lewis, Alfred Henry. The racing game. 1907.; The Leisure Class in America; Ex-Library; 116 pages.

Price: $29.95

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