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HORSE RACING

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THE RACES CAME OFF
Written by Brian Lee.
Stock no. 2127593
Published by Welsh Sporting Publications. 1986. Almost very good condition.

Green card wraps. The story of point-to-point racing in South and West Wales 1887-1985. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951103105. SIGNED by author to title page. Surface paper damage to front cover, where a label has been removed; a few pen marks. Some creasing and other marks to covers. Inscription in ink from previous owner to inside front cover.

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STEEPLECHASING
Written by John Hislop. Illustrated by John Skeaping.
Stock no. 2127117
Published by Hutchinson. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive book on steeplechasing by a famous amateur jockey. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates & b/w illustrations. Spine is browned. A few small marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with much browning to spine; large tear to base of spine; other chips and nicks, but minimal loss.

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A.P. MCCOY MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by A.P. McCoy.
Stock no. 2123954
Published by Orion Books. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

With Donn McClean. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 9781409131663. SIGNED by author to title page. 4th printing.

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RACING THROUGH LIFE A JUMP JOCKEY'S TALE
Written by Sam Morshead.
Stock no. 2123953
Published by Racing Post. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Blue boards. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781910498903. SIGNED by author on bookplate that is stuck to half-title page. Wrapper has a few light marks and 'SIGNED' sticker to top of front panel.

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RIGHT ROYAL
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 2114104
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition.

Black cloth, gilt titles and horsehead vignette to front. 4 tipped-in colour plates. A horse-racing poem. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is faded. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present.

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RACECOURSES ON THE FLAT
Written by John Tyrrel.
Stock no. 2113084
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A description of every British course and a true sense of character for each, from the stands and straights, the paddocks and prize-monies and the personalities who played a part in the creation of a unique collection of sporting venues. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 251 pages plus index. ISBN: 1852232684. Spine slightly bumped. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is price-cut with grubby mark to rear and light creasing at top edge.

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THE RACE COURSES ATLAS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
Written by F.H. Bayles.
Stock no. 1804392
Published by Henry Faux. 1903. Very good condition.

Illustrated with sixty coloured descriptive diagrams showing the Gradients and Geological Character of every Race-course in Great Britain, and the principal Courses in Ireland. Together with a Complete Description of the Country on which every recognised Hunt Meeting is held in England. Very large oblong format. Rebound with three quarters calf but retaining original red cloth boards with gilt title. Advertisements to rear. Boards marked and stained. Leather binding faded at lower edges and across top and bottom of cloth boards. Front endpaper has a few minor chips to edges and lower corner cut. Joints strengthened with tape. Closed tear to Brighton course map (no loss) and closed tears to folds of some of the fold-out maps (again, no loss). Contents clean.

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CHAMPION CHARLIE
Written by Michael Clower.
Stock no. 1803692
Published by Mainstream Publishing. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Authorised Biography of Charlie Swan, Ireland's champion jump jockey for the National Hunt. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour plates. 224 pages includes index. ISBN: 1851588604.

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ON THE EDGE
Written by Jenny Pitman.
Stock no. 1802250
Published by MacMillan. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A novel set in the world of horse training and racing. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0333908074. SIGNED by the author to title page. Second printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper.

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THE CLASSIC CONNECTION
Written by Peter Pryor.
Stock no. 1801459
Published by Cortney Publications. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique historical directory of the horse breeding of the winners of the big European races since 1890. Large oblong format. Red cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0904378055. Spine very slightly bumped. Contents clean with a slight odour. B/w pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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HORSE-RACING AND RACING SOCIETY
Written by Jocelyn De Moubray.
Stock no. 1801406
Published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Who Belongs and How it Works. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. 168 pages. ISBN: 028399097X. A nice copy in a pictorial wrapper in almost fine condition.

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THE CLASSIC RACES OF THE TURF
Written by Guy B.H. Logan.
Stock no. 1001224
Published by Stanley Paul & Co. Ltd.. 1st Very good condition.

A history of the five classic tests for three-year-olds. Red cloth, black titles. 24 b/w photos. 288 pages includes index. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine faded and chipped at top and bottom. Mark to front cover. Light page browning else contents clean.

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