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EGERTON, CASTLE. - The Light of Scarthey

Title: The Light of Scarthey
Description: New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co, 1899. Fifth Edition; First Impression. Hardcover. Red cover with gilt lettering and top edge. "Author's Autograph Edition, limited to one thousand copies, this copy no 889" Signed plate on front pastedown. Egerton Castle M.A, F.S.A. (12 March 1858 – 16 September 1920) was a Victorian era author, antiquarian, and swordsman, and an early practitioner of reconstructed historical fencing, as well as the captain of the British épée and sabre teams at the 1908 Olympics.[1] He was born in London into a wealthy family; his maternal grandfather was the publishing magnate and philanthropist Egerton Smith.[2] He was a lieutenant in the Second West India Regiment and afterwards a captain in the Royal Engineers Militia. He was also an expert on bookplates and a keen collector. Egerton Castle co-authored many novels with his wife, Agnes (née Sweetman) (Wikipedia); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket .

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Price: US$ 34.97 Seller: A Book Legacy
- Book number: 61287

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