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THE DITCH ON THE HILL: 80 YEARS OF THE CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL
Written by Tim Fitzgeorge-Parker.
Stock no. 2137960
Published by Simon & Schuster Ltd.. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0671710109. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with a faded spine.

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THE HORSE IN THE ANCIENT WORLD
Written by Ann Hyland.
Stock no. 1823618
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Recounting the role of the horse in the ancient world, concentrating on the Near and Middle East and adjacent territories by working from archaeological, literary, illustrative and historical sources. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0750921609. A few light scuff marks to boards. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few minor marks.

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PACKMEN, CARRIERS AND PACKHORSE ROADS: TRADE AND COMMUNICATIONS IN NORTH DERBYSHIRE AND SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Written by David Hey.
Stock no. 2136877
Published by Landmark Publishing. 2nd 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating stucy of what our roads were used for in the Peak District & South Yorkshire in years gone by. Revised 2nd edition, with extra photographs. Landmark Collector's Library Series. ISBN: 1843060167. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with a faded spine.

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PACKMEN, CARRIERS AND PACKHORSE ROADS: TRADE AND COMMUNICATIONS IN NORTH DERBYSHIRE AND SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Written by David Hey.
Stock no. 1823388
Published by Leicester University Press. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A network of routes travelled by packmen, carriers and packhorse teams carried much of Britain's trade before the era of the turnpike road. In many parts of the country, a wealth of visual evidence survives - holloways, causeys, guide stoops and packhorse bridges. This book studies the system of routes, taking as an example the wild and difficult terrain of Derbyshire and South Yorkshire. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0718511921. Board corners lightly bumped. Minor mark to lower edge of text block. Contents otherwise fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine and lightly scuffed.

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LOOKING AT CARRIAGES
Written by Sallie Walrond.
Stock no. 1822030
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. Horse-drawn vehicles from 18 different countries. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0720712823. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light mark to lower corner of front board. Text block lightly browned. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with creasing to laminate at spine.

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ALL DRAWN BY HORSES
Written by James Arnold. Illustrated by James Arnold.
Stock no. 1821937
Published by David & Charles. 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The introduction summarises the historical background and technical development. Individual chapters cover public transport - coaches, omnibuses, charabancs and hackney carriages; private coachman and owner driven carriages;gigs and carts; heavy draught goods vehicles; and van draught tradesmen's carts. B/w photos and superb line drawings by the author. Oblong format. ISBN: 0715376829. Second impression. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded and scuffed, a few grubby marks. Musty odour present.

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HANDLEY CROSS OR MR JORROCKS'S HUNT (2 VOLUMES)
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819645
Published by Edward Arnold. Almost very good condition.

Some of Aldin's best work went into this, one of his favourite books. Two volumes. Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 12 colour plates in each volume plus numerous text illustrations. Top edges gilt. Both volumes dampstained, a little marked, and faded to spine. Corners bumped. Tissue-guard between frontis and title page missing to volume II. Hinges pulled. Minor foxing to text block. A few grubby marks and minor foxing to contents. All plates present.

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JORROCKS ON 'UNTING
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819571
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1909. Very good condition.

Brown boards, with pictorial onlay to front cover. 6.75 x 5.25". B/w text illustrations and 3 tipped-in colour plates. 31 pages. Browning to endpapers. Neat inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Foxing to text block. A few scattered foxspots to contents. All plates present.

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MOUNT AND MAN
Written by M.F. McTaggart. Illustrated by Lionel Edwards.
Stock no. 1818392
Published by Country Life. 2nd 1927. Very good condition.

Second, revised edition. Getting in the saddle of the horse! Red cloth boards, gilt titles. 26 b/w plates. Spine heavily faded but gilt still bright. Endpapers browned and a few foxspots to contents.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SHOW JUMPING & EVENTING
Written by Vivien Batchelor. Illustrated by Christine Bousfield.
Stock no. 1318137
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book no. 60. With 44 line drawings and 27 b/w photos. Photos by Leslie Lane. ISBN: 0723215510. Spine bumped. A6 written in purple felt-tip in small circle to front pastedown. Slight wrinkling to front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge worn and browned.

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RIGHT ROYAL
Written by John Masefield. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1318013
Published by William Heinemann. 1st thus 1922. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles and horsehead vignette to front. 4 tipped-in colour plates. A horse-racing poem. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Browning to endpapers, light foxing to contents. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some slight chipping with loss and a grubby mark with some slight surface paper damage to author's name on front panel.

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MR. SPONGE'S SPORTING TOUR
Written by R.S. Surtees. Illustrated by John Leech.
Stock no. 2130945
Published by Bradbury & Evans. 1st 1853. Good condition.

Brown leather spine and corners; black title label with gilt title to spine. Red cloth covers. Hand coloured plates and b/w illustrations. Heavy wear with some chips and a little loss to spine and corners. Scuffing and grubby marks to covers. Front joint is almost entirely broken. Inscription in ink to prelims. Foxing throughout.

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