The First Ever English Olimpyck Games.

By: HADDON, CELIA:

Price: £6.00

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Size 5.0 x 7.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; light scratches. Small mark to front. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 192pp. With b/w engravings. The English Olimpick Games began in 1612 on a small hill in the Cotswolds and ran for more than 200 years. Started as a protest against Puritanism, the games included shin kicking, greasy pole, sword fighting, hammer throwing.

Title: The First Ever English Olimpyck Games.

Author Name: HADDON, CELIA:

Categories: HISTORY,

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton. 2004 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73680

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