The art of swimming in the Eton style / by "Sergeant" Leahy ... with a preface by Mrs. Oliphant; illustrated with drawings by F. Tarver; edited by two Etonians.
London : Nottingham : Macmillan & Co. ; Shepherd Bros., Angel Row., 1875.
, ii, , ii, , 99, xi,  p. : front., plate ; 18 cm. (8vo)
On title page verso: "Nottingham: Shepherd Bros. printers, Angel Row.".
With an appendix and an advertisement for John Leahy, Eton College swimming teacher.
[Ib4.2.07] Armorial bookplate of Lewis Vernon Harcourt.
[Ib4.2.07] Eton College Library ink stamp on title page verso.
[Ib4.2.07] Ms. note from George A. Macmillan to L.V. Harcourt dated May 10, 1897 pasted on front flyleaf.
[Ib4.2.08] Ms. note dated 7 April, 1937 and signed E.L. Churchill inserted between rear endpapers.
[Ib4.2.08] Typed letter signed E.L. Churchill inserted between rear endpapers.
[Ib4.2.07] 19th century teal calf half-binding; boards covered in marbled paper; marbled endpapers; gilt top edge.
Publisher's purple blind and gold stamped case-binding; brown endpapers.
Swimming Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Oliphant (Margaret), 1828 - 1897
Harcourt, Lewis Vernon (), 1863 - 1922 former owner.
Macmillan & Co. publisher.