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Martin Sheridan: Olympics hero & US athlete extraordinaire

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Martin Sheridan’s obituary in the New York Times described him as ‘one of the greatest athletes the United States has ever known’. Martin Sheridan was actually born and brought up in County Mayo, Ireland. The USA was very quick – and sensible – to claim him  as one of their own, soon after he stepped […]

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John Wisden founded the most iconic cricket annual in 1864: the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. Its publication is eagerly awaited every year. Steeped in Wisdens as we are, we thought we’d take a closer look at the man himself. John Wisden was born in Brighton in 1826. His father died when he was a boy and Wisden […]

2017 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

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IDYLS OF THE RINK

IDYLS OF THE RINK

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A charmingly-illustrated book of skating verse

First Edition. Small 8vo. xii + 56pp. 8 full-page illustrations incl. frontis. Original red cloth, corners rubbed, gilt motif of skater and titles to front, spine neatly repaired. Scarce.

Date
1877
Publisher
Hardwicke & Bogue
Author
Georgina BOWERS

£175.00 (Code: 18995)

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