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Volume one issue of a sporting newspaper...



Item # 675246

January 24, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 24, 1857  A rather famous sporting newspaper, with a sporting-themed masthead, calling itself: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". This is a volume one issue.
Reports are headed: "The Turf" "Draught Of The Seine" "Our Chess Department" "Out Door Sports" "Fistiana" (boxing) and more.
Sixteen pages, 11 y 16 inches, good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War