The History and Origins of the Virginia Gold Cup SLIPCASED

By: Myzk, William; Edited By Raymond Woolfe

Price: $85.00

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Book Condition: As New


New old stock. Limited to 700 volumes, this is an un-numbered copy. A hefty impressive tome, additional postage required. As new navy hardboard case with marbled framework and leather front panel with bright gilt steeplechaser and VA Gold Cup Emblem. Book has same emblem on front board, plus four raised bands on backstrip with bright gilt titles. All edges of page block gilt, gilt inner board tips, marbled end papers, ribbon marker. 314 glossy pp. Exhaustive photo history of this famous steeplechase from 1922 through 1987. Profusely illustrated with plates by Cassidy, b/w photographs, smaller marginal drawings throughout. Chapters include: Portrait of the Gold Cup Winner/ Maps of the Virginia Gold Cup Courses, Chapter I: The Birth and Legacy in Steeplechasing; Chapter II: The Early Years 1922-1929/ Chapter III: Through the Great Depression 1930-1942/ Chapter IV After World War II 1946-1949/ The Roaring '50's 1950-1959/ Hard Years in Steeplechasing 1960-1969/ Resurgence of the Sport 1970-1984/ Great Meadow: The New Era 1985-1987/ Epilogue The Future/ Appendices.

Title: The History and Origins of the Virginia Gold Cup SLIPCASED

Author Name: Myzk, William; Edited By Raymond Woolfe

Illustrator: Cassidy, Custer

Categories: HORSE RACING & CHASING,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: VA, Piedmont Press: 1988

ISBN Number: 0929129008

ISBN Number 13: 9780929129006

Binding: Leather In Slipcase

Book Condition: As New

Jacket Condition: As New

Type: Leather In Slipcase

Size: 4to - over 9

Seller Id: 22363

Keywords: STEEPLECHASING, POINT-TO-POINTING, THOROUGHBRED RACING, ,