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Two Minutes to Glory The Official History of the Kentucky Derby

By: Brodowsky, Pamela K. And Philbin, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Collins: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38196

ISBN: 0061236551

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition in cream paper covered boards. Original unclipped dj in new mylar is fine. 340 tight & bright pages are crisp without tears, writing or soil. Only defect is a very small barely perceptible paper pull on white rear paste down. Over sized, too large for the flat rate envelope. From mint juleps to the garland of roses to weeping men and women in the Winner's Circle, Two Minutes to Glory is the official story of the world's greatest horse race - the Kentucky Derby. View more info

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Native Dancer The Grey Ghost Hero of a Golden Age

By: Eisenberg, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Warner Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33059

ISBN: 0446530700

Condition: Near Fine


Two first edition hardcovers available. One is inscription and former owner names/markings free but has a one inch long x indentation on frt board and two micro soil dots on frt board, the other one with former owner's ink-less embossed medallion imprint on blank end papers. I'll sell the first described book to the first buyer if they want only one copy. Once that is sold, this description will reflect the condition of the ink-less embossed seal. 288 page text as new. Reproduction dj looks fab in new mylar. In the early 1950s, a rising star flickered across millions of black-and-white T... View more info

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Churchill Downs 100th Kentucky Derby First Centennial Compiled under the Auspices of Churchill Downs 1875-1975

By: Gorham, Bob Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: KY, Churchill Downs: 1973

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 39558

Condition: Near Fine


Crisp copy in illustrated card covers with center cover illustration of centennial trophy cup, upper tips lightly bumped, light surface soil to white background covers. Dedication plate to the National Sporting Library on fep (although NOT a former library copy, no marks anywhere), else fine without tears or soil. Loaded with fabulous photos throughout including early advertising art of the day. 247 pp. Foreword/ History of Churchill Downs/ The Press on the Kentucky Derby/ Joe Hirsch, Fred Russell, Red Smith, Nelson Fisher, John Carmichael/ The Derbies, No. 1 through No. 49/ The Derby in C... View more info

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The Kentucky Derby Diamond Jubilee Compiled Under the Auspices of Churchill Downs 1875-1949

By: Leach, Brownie

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Dial Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32505

Condition: Near Fine


Collectible 1st edition in beige linen cloth with color artwork photo of the grandstands and trophy on frt board. Tips barely bumped and brushed but no major rubbing. Former owner's tasteful bookplate on illustrated front pastedown, text as new. Profusely illustrated with photos and charts including the history of Churchill Downs, the personalities involved, the champion horses and the fabulous fans. View more info

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Kentucky Derby Winner

By: McMeekin, Isabel McLennan

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 46324

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright hardcover in 'tweedy green paper' covered boards showing age-toning at periphery with Famous Horse Stories and horse shoe on frt board. Board tips show color loss but no major rub through, spine ends bumped, 224 p. text tight and bright. Not exlib. Unclipped professionally reproduced color art dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Teen-age horse story. From the first page, its as though you are really there, in that sweet smelling barn with the Kentucky cardinal singing outside on the day when that "liddle red hoss" Aristides - was born. People around the foal knew he ... View more info

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Kentucky Derby Winner

By: McMeekin, Isabel McLennan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 36896

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright hardcover in 'tweedy green paper' covered boards with Famous Horse Stories and horse shoe on frt board. Former owner's name on fep, as well as rear pastedn, and another sig/date on frt pastedown. Board tips lightly rubbed, 224 p. text tight and bright. Not exlib. Unclipped professionally reproduced color art dj in new mylar displays beautifully. Teen-age horse story. From the first page, its as though you are really there, in that sweet smelling barn with the Kentucky cardinal singing outside on the day when that "liddle red hoss" Aristides - was born. People around the... View more info

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Kentucky Derby Winner

By: McMeekin, Isabel McLennan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, David McKay Co, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Tenth Printing

Seller Id: 32605

Condition: Good +


10th printing hardcover exlib with fep removed. Color loss to extremities of soiled rust cloth. DJ flap pasted to fep. Unclipped full color photo reproduced dust jacket in new mylar is from the Grosset and Dunlap edition, still displays very well. Teen-age horse story. From the first page, its as though you are really there, in that sweet smelling barn with the Kentucky cardinal singing outside on the day when that "liddle red hoss" Aristides - was born. People around the foal knew he was destined for greatness. This story is of "Risty" and his win at the first Kentucky Der... View more info