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...
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