Flat-Racing Since 1900 Limited Numbered Leather Bound Hardcover

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

Price: $150.00

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality, 1st limited, numbered edition hardcover in russet cloth covered boards quarter bound with rich red Morocco leather fine binding with 5 raised bands and bright gilt title on spine. Tips and spine ends still sharp, tiny light colored spot at head of spine, three faint & tiny soil spots on frt board. Book is number 36 of only 250 limited, numbered deluxe editions. Russet and grey marbled endpapers, no names, tears or soil but endpapers and edge of page block are foxed. 339 pp text has a further 17 page section of results of fifty years' Classic Races, winners and their stats. This is a compilation work by 18 contributors on 20 detailed and informative chapters. Full color frontispiece by Lionel Edwards and 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 Jockey-ship/ 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 Limited Numbered Leather Bound Hardcover

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 Limited, Numbered

Publisher: London, Andrew Dakers Ltd.: 1950

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 47197

Keywords: Epsom Derby, St. Leger, Thoroughbred Racing, Breeding, Jockeys, French Bred Thoroughbreds, Limited Numbered, Fine Binding,