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Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, The Encyclopaedia of Sport

Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, The Encyclopaedia of Sport

Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, F.G. The Encyclopaedia of Sport. Four Volumes. London, The Sporting Times, 1903. 27 x 19 cm. Vol. 1: viii, 344 / Vol.2: pages 345 to 632 / Vol.3: 312 / Vol.4: page 313 to 655 plus 18 pages Appendix. Illustrated throughout. Original red cloth with gilt title and illustrations on spine. Blind decorations on boards. Top edges gilt, other edges deckle. Very good condition. Some rubbing and bumping, edges and end papers dust dulled. A few small tears and stains within. A nice set. Name of previous owner: ‘A.F. Brooke R.F.A’ [Royal Field Artillery] on front free end paper in all four volumes.

Provenance: From the Library of Sir Alan Francis Brooke, Field Marshal Alanbrooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke.
After graduating the Royal Military Academy Woolwich in 1902 Alan Brooke joined the Royal Field Artillery and remained in it until 1909, when he joined the Royal Horse Artillery (The Eagle Troop) at Ambala, India. During the first few years of his military campaign Alan Brooke was stationed in Ireland (Fethard, Waterford, The Curragh) and India.

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Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, The Encyclopaedia of Sport
Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, The Encyclopaedia of Sport
Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, The Encyclopaedia of Sport
Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, The Encyclopaedia of Sport
Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, The Encyclopaedia of Sport
Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire Hedley Peek / Aflalo, The Encyclopaedia of Sport

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Our shop is located on James Street in the beautiful old Georgian part of Westport between the tree-lined Mall and the Octagon, one of the town’s well known landmarks.