Lot 401904 Leading Sporting figures book – titled “Fifty...

Auction Date: 25/05/2016 at 10:30 am

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1904 Leading Sporting figures book – titled “Fifty Leaders of British Sport – A Series of Portraits by Ernest C Elliott (of Elliott and Fry) with biographical notes and a pre-face by F.G Aflalo” in the original red and gilt pictorial cloth boards and spine (spine faded and partial fading to the back covers, sports the covered include curling, shooting, golf, cricket, hunting, fencing, tennis, boxing, cricket, et al notably King Edward VII, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, golfers to include Mister John ball Jr, Charles Hutchins, Horace Hutchinson, and Sir Robert Maxwell, Earl De Grey (shooting), The Doherty Bros (tennis) , cricketers including CB Fry, Lord Hawk, AC Maclaren, Ranjitsinhji and PF Warner, Mister Egerton Castle (fencing), Mister WS Buckmaster (polo), Lord Balfour of Burleigh (curling), Sir John Heathcote- Amory and many more - some speckle foxing to most of the text, illustrated plates are generally clean hence overall (F)

Hammer Price: £40.00

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