Author:Hugh Cecil Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale; Shepard Krech

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Victorian Earl in the Arctic: The Travels and Collections of the Fifth Earl of Lonsdale 1888-89

By: Hugh Cecil Lowther, Earl of Lonsdale; Shepard Krech

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 144432

ISBN: 0295968826

Condition: Very Good


Book show very light use only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears. The second son of the 3rd Earl of Lonsdale, he succeeded his brother, the 4th Earl, in 1882. Lord Lonsdale was an avid sportsman and bon vivant and was known by some as "England's greatest sporting gentleman". He was a founding member of the National Sporting Club and he donated the original Lonsdale Belts for boxing. His name was later given to a clothing brand of boxing garments, worn by Muhammad Ali. After a scandal,... View more info