Hedges and Hurdles A Social & Economic History of National Hunt Racing

By: Munting, Roger

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Stunning copy, as new save for former owner's embossed seal on fep, light age-toning to some page edges but text is not brittle. DJ in mylar displays beautifully with view of Aylesbury Steeplechases reproduced from an engraving of the painting by F.C. Turner 1836. 172 pgs. Uncommon UK steeplechase history with chapters: Origins (to 1866)/ Organisation (1866-1814)/ The First World War and Beyond (1914-1939)/ Business and Betting (1939-1968)/ Structure and Control (1968-1985)/ Horses and Trainers/ Jockeys/ Conclusion. Notes, Bibliography, Index.

Title: Hedges and Hurdles A Social & Economic History of National Hunt Racing

Author Name: Munting, Roger

Illustrator: Photographs

Categories: HORSE RACING & CHASING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1987

ISBN Number: 0851314244

ISBN Number 13: 9780851314242

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 28851

Keywords: STEEPLECHASING, POINT-TO-POINT RIDING, THOROUGHBRED RACING, HURDLES, TIMBER, FIELD SPORTS,