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Most famous billiard match of the 19th century...
Item # 644316
April 23, 1859
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 23, 1859 Inside has a nice full page print: "The Great Billiard Match Between M. Phelan And J. Serreiter At Detroit--Appearance Of The Firemans Hall On The Evening Of The Match." The previous page has text on the match headed: "The Great Billiard Match at Detroit". Another page has: "Our Billiard Column. Edited By Michael Phelan" which includes diagrams of two remarkable shots.
Other prints include: "The Delavan House at Albany" "Attack & Pillage of a French Ship by Malay Pirates"; several prints on "Shad Fishery".
Sixteen pages, loss to a lower corner of a unrelated inside leaf, various foxing.
Category: Pre-Civil War