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Book Description
A very good copy of the surprisingly scarce First Edition in clipped and repaired dustwrapper but emphatically NOT ex library and with no ownership marks. Crown 8vo.252pps original red publishers cloth with 8 pages of photo illustrations. Bannister's momentous sub - four minute record was achieved with minimal training while practicing as a junior doctor. It famously lasted just 46 days. He went on to become a distinguished neurologist and master of Pembroke College,Oxford which he regarded more highly than his achievements in athletics.
Author BANNISTER, Roger. [Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister CH. CBE. FRCP. 1929-2018]
Date 1955
Binding Or
Publisher NEW YORK Dodd, Mead & Company 1955

Price: £175.00

Offered by John L Capes

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