Montpelier The Recollections of Marion DuPont Scott as Told to Gerald Strine

By: DuPont Scott, Marion

Price: $107.00

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Book Condition: Very Good +


1st edition in oatmeal colored linen boards with paste-on art in gilt border of the DuPont racing silks on frt board. Light age-toning and spotting on boards, tips remain sharp, although slightly brushed. Lightly bowed frt board. Internally as new without names, tears or soil. Color photo dj has chip at lower fore-edge of flap fold and one closed tear at foot of rear panel but displays well in new mylar. NOT ex-library. 219 pp. Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photos throughout. Collectible and much sought volume. A very readable memoir, well written and lively. Recounts Marion's days as a child in England and spans a lifetime of upper-crust living with horses, dogs and a plethora of eccentric folks in the Virginia Piedmont and neighboring environs. Over sized, additional postage required for priority or international.

Title: Montpelier The Recollections of Marion DuPont Scott as Told to Gerald Strine

Author Name: DuPont Scott, Marion

Illustrator: Photographs

Categories: HISTORY,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

ISBN Number: 068414798X

ISBN Number 13: 9780684147987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 4to - over 9

Seller Id: 34096

Keywords: VIRGINIANA, VIRGINIA HISTORY, DUPONT EMPIRE, THOROUGHBRED RACING AND BREEDING, MEMOIRS, BIOGRAPHY, STEEPLECHASING, THE GRAND NATIONAL, BATTLESHIP, CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP, AINTREE, COLONIAL MAN O'WAR, HORSE TRAINERS,