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On Your Marks

£10.99

A thoroughly entertaining anthology featuring all kinds of sports and the perfect gift for sports fans.

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Description

A sparkling anthology celebrating sport in all its variety; from elite rugby and football to rural games on the village green, from an exclusive golf club to the sheer pleasure of a bicycle ride.

Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, pocket-sized classics with ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is edited and introduced by sports historian, Professor Martin Polley.

A treat for sports fans, dip into this wide-ranging, entertaining collection of classic writing drawn from journalism, diaries, drama, fiction and more. On Your Marks spans from Elizabethan Shakespeare to twentieth-century George Orwell and features Daniel Defoe on horse racing, Jane Austen on baseball, Lewis Carroll on croquet and many more.

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Additional information

Weight 0.144 kg
Dimensions 15.7 × 10 × 1.7 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

240

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

820.803579 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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