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THE CELEBRATED CAPTAIN BARCLAY - SPORT, MONEY AND FAME IN REGENCY BRITAIN

THE CELEBRATED CAPTAIN BARCLAY - SPORT, MONEY AND FAME IN REGENCY BRITAIN

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Biography of Captain Barclay who, in 1809, completed the great sporting challenge of 1000 miles in a 1000 hours for 1000 guineas. We are also given a glimpse into the Georgian world of pugilism, horse-racing and pedestrianism.

8vo. 342pp. Handwritten letter from the author slipped in. Very good condition.

Date
2001
Publisher
Headline
Author
Peter RADFORD

£7.00 (Code: 73767)

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