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Title(s):

Racing and steeple-chasing.

Published/Created:
London : Longmans, Green, 1886.
Physical Description:
xiv, 454 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1788
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1789
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Large paper edition of 250 copies.
Slater, Illustrated sporting books, p. 14-16
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 230
BAC: British Art Center Sporting 1788 copy: The Badminton Library Series. Dark violet-blue half sheepskin, and smooth calico-texture brownish-yellow cloth covers; pictorial stamping of a gold crest on front cover, gold lines on front and back covers, gold lettering on spine, top edge gilt, blue silk place-marking ribbon. Half-title, frontispiece, title-page, 1 plate of color lithograph, 56 wood-engravings in text, 1 wood-engraving on title page. Illustrations by J. Sturgess. All wood-engravings printed on grey backgrounds. Number 20 of 250 copies on "Large Paper." Spine height: 9 7/8 inches.
BAC: British Art Center Sporting 1789 copy: The Badminton Library Series. Large paper copy. Dark violet-blue half sheepskin, and smooth calico-texture brownish-yellow cloth covers; pictorial stamping of a gold crest on front cover, gold lines on front and back covers, gold lettering on spine, top edge gilt, blue silk place-marking ribbon, untrimmed. Color frontispiece, illustrations, plates. Number 214 of 250 copies. Spine height: 9 7/8 inches. Provenance: Ernest Richard Orlando Bridgeman.
Subject Terms:
Great Britain.
Horse racing -- Great Britain.
Horse racing.
Contributors:
Suffolk and Berkshire, Henry Charles Howard, Earl of, 1833-1898. Racing.
Craven, William George, 1839-1906. Racing.
Lawley, Francis Charles. Racing.
Coventry, Arthur. Steeple-chasing.
Watson, Alfred Edward Thomas, 1849-1922. Steeple-chasing.
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  • Racing / by the Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire and Mr. W.G. Craven with a contribution by the Hon. F. Lawley
  • Steeple-chasing / by Arthur Coventry and Alfred E.T. Watson.

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