1st edition hardcover in green cloth with bright gilt titles looks fabulous. No writing, tears or soil within the 272 pp text. Spine ends lightly bumped, tips of boards still sharp. Well illustrated with b/w art reproductions and photographs. Dust wrapper is a professional reproduction that displays well and will keep this book in fine form. This new history of steeplechasing commemorates the Centenary of the National Hunt Committee, founded in 1866. Highlighted are the famous who have immortalized the sport since the foxhunting squires of Leicestershire matched their fastest hunters over ... View More...
KY, The University of Kentucky Press: 1981
Edition: First Edition
Seller Id: 45945
1st edition hardcover in green paper covered boards with bright gilt spine title shows sharp tips and bumped spine ends. Super lightly brushed tips of unclipped dj show a touch of color loss, else displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. Collectible copy. 272 pp text is crisp and unmarked, Full of lore, history and thoughts to the future by former president of the British Thoroughbred Breeders Association. Illust with b/w photos of such supreme champions as Eclipse, , Diomed, St. Simon, Sceptre, Pretty Polly, Tourbillion, Hyperion, Nearco, Birkhahn, Star Kingdom, Ribot, Bold Ruler, Anili... View More...