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encyclopaedia of rural sports or a complete account, historical, practical, and descriptive, of hunting, shooting, fishing, racing, and other field sports and athletic amusements of the present day by Blaine, Delabere P.

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Published by Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Horses.,
  • Sports.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Delabere P. Blaine.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 1240 p. :
Number of Pages1240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23297441M
OCLC/WorldCa1801971

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