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Modern Figure Skating.  With a Preface by the Rt. Hon. Sir Samuel Hoare. by  T. D Richardson - First Edition - 1930 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio68)

Modern Figure Skating. With a Preface by the Rt. Hon. Sir Samuel Hoare.

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Modern Figure Skating. With a Preface by the Rt. Hon. Sir Samuel Hoare.

by Richardson, T. D

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First edition. Methuen & Co. London. 1930. Small quarto. 200pp. Photo frontis., 29 further plates, 2 diagrams. Original blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine and cover. Some spotting to edges. A nice copy.

Thomas Dow (Tyke) Richardson (1887-1971) Olympic ice-skater, author and judge, began skating in 1891, the winter of the Great Frost. Modern Figure Skating became the fundamental work in figure skating for decades, here presenting his Theory of the Sixteen Positions for the first time.

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Bookseller
Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
biblio68
Title
Modern Figure Skating. With a Preface by the Rt. Hon. Sir Samuel Hoare.
Author
Richardson, T. D
Book condition
Used - See item description
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen & Co.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1930
Keywords
Sport, Skating, Olympic
Bookseller catalogs
Art;
Size
8vo

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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