The Post and Paddock with Recollectionms of George IV, Sam Chifney, Dick Christian and Other Turf and Racing Celebrities

By: Dixon, Henry Hall (The Druid)

Price: $25.00

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Book Condition: Fair


Red leather boards with backstrip missing, 372 pg text tight and unmarked with occasional light foxing. Two taped closed tears, one chip from carelessly opened page. Offered as a bookbinding candidate. One of seven volumes in the "Druid Sporting Library". Reminiscences of horse racing and foxhunting in England. Chapters include: Turf History/ Trainers and Jockeys/ The Betting Ring/ Mr. Kirby and the Foreigners/ Newmarket in the Olden Time/ Sam Chifney/ George IV/ Lord Darlington and Mr. Thornhill/ Priam and Zinganer/ Cardsellers, Touts, and Augurs/ Blood Sires/ Blood Mares/ Breeding of Hunters/ Auld Lang Syne/ Dick Christian's Lecture.

Title: The Post and Paddock with Recollectionms of George IV, Sam Chifney, Dick Christian and Other Turf and Racing Celebrities

Author Name: Dixon, Henry Hall (The Druid)

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: HORSE RACING & CHASING,

Edition: Third Edition

Publisher: London, Vinton & Co., Limited: 1912

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Leather

Size: 12mo - over 6

Seller Id: 32015

Keywords: FOX HUNTING, FOXHUNTING, HORSE RACING, THOROUGHBRED BRITISH SPORTSMAN, COUNTRY LIFE, SQUIRES, BREEDING HISTORY, FAMOUS RACE TRAINERS,