Flat-Racing Since 1900

By: Bland, Ernest: Editor; Foreword by The Earl Of Rosebery, K.T.

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Book Condition: Near Fine


First edition very attractive gift quality hardcover in pine green cloth covered boards with bright gilt titles. Tips and spine ends still sharp. Tiny ink initials under the front dj flap, two dates on fep, no other marks, no soil or tears in the 339 pp text that has a further 17 page section of results of fifty years' Classic Races, winners and their stats. Full color, unclipped dj is a professional reproduction that has a 1/4" closed tear at the head of the rear gutter, spine a bit darkened on backstrp and a hint of light surface soil on the white background rear panel that shows a full size b/w photograph of Diamond Jubilee rearing near vertically in the paddock before the start of the St. Leger. This is a compilation work by 18 contributors on 20 detailed and informative chapters. 92 b/w photographs of the horses, owners and trainers of the hour provided by 3 different photographers and 6 different news publications of the day. Chapters include: Royalty & Racing/ The Jockey Club/ The National Stud/ Famous Thoroughbred Sires/ The Bloodstock Industry/ Personalities of the North/ Men, Women, Jockeys and Horses/ Tests Imposed by Classic Races/ The Epsom Derby/ Owners & Trainers/ Advances in Veterinary Practice/ Some Women in Racing/ Jockeys and Jockeyship/ Betting Throughout the Centuries/ Race Broadcasting/ Great Horses Bred in France/ Breeding & Racing In Eire/ Racing in Australia/ Racing and Breeding in South Africa/ Horses, Owners & Breeders in U.S.A.

Title: Flat-Racing Since 1900

Author Name: Bland, Ernest: Editor; Foreword by The Earl Of Rosebery, K.T.

Illustrator: Black & White Photographic Plates, Color Frontis & DJ Painting by Lionel Edwards

Categories: HORSE RACING & CHASING,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Andrew Dakers Ltd.: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 47078

Keywords: Epsom Derby, St. Leger, Thoroughbred Racing, Breeding, Jockeys, French Bred Thoroughbreds,