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C.B. Fry An English Hero

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C.B. Fry was Captain of England at cricket, played football for England and became the joint-holder of the world long-jump record. But he was much more than a sportsman. He won a major scholarship to Oxford, where his friends numbered Max Beerbohm, Hilaire Belloc and F.E. Smith and his nicknames included "Lord Oxford" and "Almighty". He wrote several books, including an autobiography and a novel, while he was one of the most successful journalists of his day. He was a friend of many prominent Labour and Liberal politicians, but flirted with Fascism, meeting Hitler in 1934. He tried out for Hollywood, represented India at the League of Nations, and stood for Parliament three times.

Written by Iain Wilton, and published by Richard Cohen Books in 1999.(First Edition)

In good used condition, with dust jacket, bound in green cloth with gold lettering.

Item details

Author(s):
Wilton, I.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
Octavo
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
186066170X
ISBN-13:
9781860661709
Number of pages:
498
Publisher:
Richard Cohen
Title:
C.B.Fry

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C.B. Fry was Captain of England at cricket, played football for England and became the joint-holder of the world long-jump record. But he was much more than a sportsman. He won a major scholarship to Oxford, where his friends numbered Max Beerbohm, Hilaire Belloc and F.E. Smith and his nicknames included "Lord Oxford" and "Almighty". He wrote several books, including an autobiography and a novel, while he was one of the most successful journalists of his day. He was a friend of many prominent Labour and Liberal politicians, but flirted with Fascism, meeting Hitler in 1934. He tried out for Hollywood, represented India at the League of Nations, and stood for Parliament three times.

Written by Iain Wilton, and published by Richard Cohen Books in 1999.(First Edition)

In good used condition, with dust jacket, bound in green cloth with gold lettering.

Author(s):
Wilton, I.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
Octavo
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
186066170X
ISBN-13:
9781860661709
Number of pages:
498
Publisher:
Richard Cohen
Title:
C.B.Fry

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