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

By: DuPont Scott, Marion

Price: $127.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45791

ISBN: 068414798X

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition in oatmeal colored linen boards with paste-on art in gilt border of the DuPont racing silks on frt board. Boards bright and clean, only a trace of soil on foot of boards, tips sharp, spine ends barely bumped. Micro 'ding' on foot of rear board, Internally as new without names, tears or soil. 219 pp. Color photo dj has no damage, displays beautifully in new mylar. NOT ex-library. 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... View more info

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

By: DuPont Scott, Marion

Price: $107.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34096

ISBN: 068414798X

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 ... View more info

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A Gentleman Rider A Tale of the Grand National

By: Gould, Nat

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Modern Publishing Co.:

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 22948

Condition: Fair


Corners of red boards bumped and rubbed, 254 pp text browning but not brittle. No date, circa 1900. Attractive vintage sponsor advert on fep for DR. J. Collis Brownes Chlorodyne for remedy of influenza and others. A rare story of The Grand National. View more info

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Right Royal

By: Masefield, John

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 38786

Condition: Good


Black hardcover with gilt lettering is faded along spine otherwise shows well. Unclipped dj is professionally reproduced shows rubbing and loss at extremities, now in new mylar. 116 pp lightly foxed and slightly age-toned but have no tears or writing. One of John Masefield's most popular narrative poems. The rhyming story of a fabulous steeplechase horse. View more info

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Grand National

By: O'leary Con

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Salisbury Square: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22951

Condition: Very Good +


198 pgs, green cloth displays well, boards bumped but not rubbed, well illustrated factual book on this most famous of all steeplechases. Small ink name on inside cover, else tight and bright. View more info

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Grand National

By: O'Leary Con

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Salisbury Square: 1947

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 22952

Condition: Very Good +


198 pgs, green cloth displays well, boards bumped but not rubbed, well illustrated factual book on this most famous of all steeplechases. Some foxing on endpps. else tight and bright. Second edition revised to include the races through 1946 View more info

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Khazan The Horse that Came out of the Sea

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Corgi Books: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller Id: 45860

ISBN: 0552110140

Condition: Very Good


Super nice softcover with small filled in sticker pull on rear cover, light color loss at periphery, no major creases, no writing, not exlib. Khazan left Ireland as a champion, and was castawway in Cornwall to be reborn as 'Blaze', Debbie Trelawney's horse. The magnificent thoroughbred and the frail young girl formed a wonderful bond which could never be severed. He was a wonder horse - a horse who could somehow change people's lives; a horse who aroused fierce pride and loyalty; a horse of unique character who remained an enigma all his life. This story is based very freely on the legen... View more info

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Khazan The Horse that Came out of the Sea

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Harvill Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45859

ISBN: 0002614154

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 196 pp text is crisp and unmarked, save for a few foxing dots on the edge of page block and dusty/soiled top edge of same. No names, or tears. Not exlib. Original, unclipped dust wrapper has been laminated onto the book. Backstrip of dj quite sunned but title remains legible, author's name less so. Khazan left Ireland as a champion, and was castaway in Cornwall to be reborn as 'Blaze', Debbie Trelawney's horse. The magnificent thoroughbred and the frail young girl formed a wonderful bond which coul... View more info

Khazan The Horse that Came out of the Sea

By: Stranger, Joyce

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, Collins & Harvill Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46498

ISBN: 0002614154

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardcover in rust paper covered boards showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. 196 pp text is crisp and unmarked, save for tidy owner's name at head of fep. Not exlib. Original, price-clipped dust wrapper is complete but backstrip of dj quite sunned, title remains legible, author's name is bleached out. Khazan left Ireland as a champion, and was castaway in Cornwall to be reborn as 'Blaze', Debbie Trelawney's horse. The magnificent thoroughbred and the frail young girl formed a wonderful bond which could never be severed. He was a wonder horse - a horse who could somehow... View more info

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Jay Trump A Steeplechasing Saga. SIGNED NUMBERED COPY

By: Winants, Peter

Price: $48.00

Publisher: MD, Winants Bros, Inc: 1966

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 34827

Condition: Fine


Limited to 2000 copies, signed and numbered by author Peter Winants. Grey two-tone leatherette with bright yellow titles on cover board and back strip. Shows negligible edge wear from storage, corners and spine ends sharp, no damage or markings from former owners, no fingerprints, creased corners, page tears or damage of any sort. More copies available. Profusely illustrated with photographs of the life and descriptive story of the great steeplechasing horse, his rider, Tommy Smith, and owner, Mrs. Mary Stephenson in England, France (Chantilly) and the USA. Peter Winants was long-time editor ... View more info