's-Gravenhage, W. Cremer,1888. [viii],336 pp. large fold out photolithograph plate (facsimile of 18th century engraving), several other (fold out) plates, some woodcut illustrations in the text, including chromolithograph fold out plate of early bone skates, original linen illustrated binding, binding loose from bloc. some age staining on first and last page and minor staining throughout. Important treatise on skating with extensive illustrations.