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Title(s):

Rules of the Washington Jockey Club.

Published/Created:
George-town : Printed by William A. Rind, 1803.
Physical Description:
16 pages ; 16 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1894
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Members' names: p. [14]-16.
Podeschi, J. B. Horse and horsemanship, 79
BAC: British Art Center copy: Octavo. Marbled wrappers. In dark red quarter morocco, and greyish-pink cloth slip-case; gold lines on front and back covers, gold lettering on spine. Title-page. This pamphlet, published in D.C., is believed to be the first printing in America of a book of rules for horseracing. Written in ink on the binder's front flyleaf of this copy is a list of winning horses and their owners for races held in 1802 and 1803. Spine height: 6 1/2 inches.
Subject Terms:
Horse racing.
Washington Jockey Club (Washington, D.C.)
Contributors:
Washington Jockey Club (Washington, D.C.)
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