[PHILADELPHIA] — DANDO, THOMAS S. | Riverton Gun Club History. 1877-1906. [Philadelphia]: Dando Printing and Publishing Company, 1906
Property from the Sporting and Travel Library of Arnold "Jake" Johnson
[PHILADELPHIA] — DANDO, THOMAS S.
Riverton Gun Club History. 1877-1906. [Philadelphia]: Dando Printing and Publishing Company, 1906
Oblong 4to (13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.; 350 x 273 mm). In-text photographic reproductions throughout; minor toning, a few stray spots. Original half red morocco over marbled boards, spine gilt lettered, all edges gilt; corners rubbed. In what is likely its original box, upper cover pictorially stamped in white; a few scattered stains.
First and only edition, number 56 of 100 copies, signed by Thomas P. Dando
The present volume recounts the activities of the Riverton Gun Club, formerly known as the Social Gun and Rifle Club of Philadelphia. The accompanying images capture the club's numerous members, the club house and grounds, and the surrounding countryside.
The limitation page states: "we certify that of this book but 100 copies have been printed of which this is No. 56. All negatives, plates, type, etc., have been destroyed."
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