The Oval World
This mint, First Edition, HARDBACK, Vision Sports Publishing, London has a mint, unclipped dust jacket that is now protected by an extra, bespoke, clear acid-free slipcover. The cover is green boards with gilt lettering to the spine. The book size is 10Ów x 11.5Ó h with 240 pristine pages on heavy high quality paper. The book is extensively illustrated.
A set of football rules was first produced at Rugby School in 1845, but the early growth of the game had much to do with the account in Tom Brown's Schooldays, which described the uncodified version of the 1830s. This comprehensive history of rugby traces its roots in medieval village football, describes how it spread around the world and explains how the rules and organization of the sport have evolved from Tom Brown's day to the modern professional era.
It's a rare gemstone that comes from a limited source, only one in the world. The tanzanite, shining bright in its blue-violet glory, is even rarer to find in larger sizes. TJC brings you an IGI certified tanzanite (11.39x9.29) featuring an oval cut and weighing 4.82 carat. Boasting 3A quality, this is amongst the finest of the blue stones that can be used to create bold, breathtaking pieces of jewellery.