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Military/athletic tournament for NY charity 1897  

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Grand Military, Bicycle and Athletic Tournament, Madison Square Garden, January 11-16, 1897


New York

Fred. T. Allen, Mgr.



74 pp. Illustrated from photographs, drawings, etc.; numerous advertisements. 25.3x19 cm (11x7½"), original wrappers decorated and lettered in gilt, black & red. 

Rare program for this tournament combining athletic prowess and military activities, with numerous men in uniform pictured, a contingent of "cycling volunteers", etc. The tournament was conducted under the auspices of the New York Herald "In aid of Fund to Endow Rooms in Hahnemann Hospital for National Guardsmen of Greater New York." No copies are listed in OCLC/WorldCat.

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Some darkening/soiling to wrappers, spine repaired with tape; very good.

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