De BROKE, LORD WILLOUGHBY;
Title Steeplechasing. (The Lonsdale Library Vol. XXXII). With a colour plate and forty-eight illustrations.
Publisher London, Seeley Service & Co. Ltd., 1954 1st edition
Seller ID 77801
Hardback, Tall 8vo. (approx 9 x 5.5 ins.) Half-bound in brown cloth boards and yellow cloth spine, with gilt lettering to spine and gilt monogram to front. In original dustwrapper with colour plate to front and spine. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Spine faded and rubbed at ends. Edges of plate rubbed on spine and crease to plate on front. Not price clipped - original SS&C price sticker). Endpapers and inside pages all very clean and tight. An excellent copy. --- An authoritive study on of Steeplechasing. The definitive text, a must have for any complete sporting library. Includes: The History of Steeplechasing, The Grand National, Cheltenham: The National Hunt Meeting, Soldiers in the Saddle, Point-to-Point Racing, The National Hunt Committee, Breeding of Steeplechasers, Breeding of Winners of the Grand National, Purchase of Steeplechasers, The Early Education of Chasers, Schooling over Fences, Training, Training: Stable & Feeding, Summering & Preparation, Schooling & Galloping, and much more. Written by experts. 334pp. With a colour plate and forty-eight illustrations. (69 plates, 5 text ills.)
HORSES. LORD WILLOUGHBY De BROKE, Steeplechasing, History, Grand National, Cheltenham, National Hunt, Point-to-Point, Breeding, Training, Schooling, Lonsdale Library, XXXII, 1954 1st edition, dustwrapper,