* Rare Signed * The Life of a Great Sportsman John Maunsell Richardson 1st Ed

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Author : Mary E. Richardson (SIGNED COPY) 

Title: The Life of a Great Sportsman (John Maunsell Richardson)  ………  (see pictures) 

Publisher: Vinton & Company Ltd First UK Edition London 1919…. Signed and Inscribed by the Author Mary Richardson on the Half Title Page 

Condition of Book: Written By His Sister Mary E Richardson: This is a Good + Copy of this Book in Publisher’s blue coloured cloth with bright gilt title lettering to spine and upper cover with further gilt embossed design to upper cover.There is some evidence of previous mottled stain bleaching to the outer edges of the upper cover and with some smaller marks to the rear cover.One plate looks to have been removed from the front endpaper.Top edge of the book is in gilt with other page edges untrimmed.Comprehensive work with over 100 illustrations and plates.This copy is a rare signed and has been inscribed by the Author and reads… ” RSV Swinley her name written above by the Author of this book —– by request Nov 1919 Mary E. Richardson ” with name of Casper Swinley present on same page.The binding remains firm with no hinge weakness and with no leaning to spine.Internal text block is pleasantly clean and fresh and all the plates are in excellent order.A comprehensive work on John Maunsell Richardson Known to his friends as ”The Cat” he was a cricketer who played First Class cricket for Cambridge University,A Steeplecahse Jockey who won two Grand Nationals as a rider in the 1970’s and a Member of Parliament He was educated at Harrow and Cambridge University.A rare SIGNED title by his sister Mary E. Richardson,Large 4to 282pp First Edition [1919] 


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Weight 1.30 kg
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Grand National Cambridge University

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Cricket Horse Racing Middlesex

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