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Titel: The First Four Minutes (2 Vols. SIGNED By ...
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good
Signiert: Signed by Author(s)
Auflage: 1st Edition
First Title:'The First Four Minutes' - First UK printing published by Putnam in 1955.The BOOK is in VERY GOOD + condition.The book is tight and has light foxing to the prelims and rear endpapers which has lightly encroached on to some of the page edges in places. There is some dustiness and browning of the text block.The boards are lightly faded at the edges but more pronounced at the lower spine area.The WRAPPER is in VERY GOOD - condition.It is not price-clipped but it does suffer from edge-wear, creasing, rubbing and loss in places - see images.The wrapper however remains striking in the removable Brodart archival protector.The book has been INSCRIBED, DATED and SIGNED by Roger Bannister to the front blank end paper. Accompanying this title is a typed letter addressed to the recipients of the above book inscription and SIGNED by Norris McWhirter (The famous Sports Presenter who on 6 May 1954, kept the time when Roger Bannister ran the first sub four minute mile).The Second title:'The First Four Minutes' - First UK printing thus published by Sutton Publishing in 2004. This was issued as a limited 50th anniversary edition.The BOOK and WRAPPER are both in FINE condition.The hardback book is tight,clean and unread. The wrapper is completed and is protected within a removable Brodart archival protector. Limited edition official bookplate to the first blank end paper which has been SIGNED and Numbered by Sir Roger Bannister. Limited to an edition of 239 (the number of seconds it took Roger Bannister to run the first mile under four minutes).This is number 104.An iconic title and scarce to find in its own right as this limited signed edition.A wonderful set of two SIGNED editions marking the first sub four minute mile and enhanced by the associated SIGNED letter.Collectible.Ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-11521252549
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