1880 Peck & Snider Hand-Colored Sporting Goods Catalogue
Peck & Snyder, New York, NY was the premier sporting goods company from the 1850’s to the 1890’s, offering any and every type of equipment or accessory related to any sport, game or pastime in existence. One look through this amazing piece of 19th century Americana and you will be assured of the same. Wonderfully preserved, the pages are in EX-MT condition, allowing you to read in delight, the equipment styles and price guides of this early time period. Each item is accompanied by a hand-colored image and detailed description. Hand coloring was a service provided by Peck & Snyder at the time, since color printing was an unknown luxury. Of special note is the professional and impeccable job on the rebinding of the cover, doing this fabulous 19th century souvenir a world of justice. Rebound with a hardcover, its original cover masterfully re-created. If you look past the two front free endpapers, you will find the original paperback cover, which has also been lightly restored. Of special note is the professional and impeccable job on the rebinding of the cover, doing this fabulous 19th century souvenir a world of justice. This comprehensive 188-page catalogue contains detailed drawings and facts on hundreds of different pieces of equipment including shoes, caps, belts, catcher’s gloves, catcher’s masks, bats, balls, hammocks, fireman’s supplies, guns, beards, even whiskers & moustaches, relating to sports and games all across the board. Includes baseball, equestrian, lacrosse, tennis, boating, hunting, archery & firearms, boxing, weightlifting, photography, & more. Overall VG to EX-MT.