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Creator:
Taunton, Thomas Henry.
Title:
Portraits of celebrated racehorses of the past and present centuries in strictly chronological order, commencing in 1702 and ending in 1870, together with their respective pedigrees and performances recorded in full.
Published/Created:
London : S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1887-88.
Physical Description:
4 v. : front., ports., plates, facsim. ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2212
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2213
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.

Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 235
BEIN 1977 790: With bookplate of Fitz Eugene Dixon.
BAC: British Art Center copy: 4 volumes. Sporting 2212. Quarto. Red quarter morocco, and patterned sand-grain red cloth covers; pictorial stamping of gold horse on front cover of each volume, gold lettering on spines, blind stamped on the leather sides and spines, top edges gilt. All volumes have frontispiece and title-page. Volume I: 1702 to 1796. 110 plates of collotypes, 2 plates of line-photoengravings. Volume II: 1797 to 1824. 120 plates of collotypes. Volume III: 1824 to 1842. 95 plates of collotypes, 18 plates of engravings. Volume IV: 1842 to 1870. 91 plates of engravings, 26 plates of collotypes, 2 plates of line-photoengravings. Spine height: 10 3/8 inches.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Sporting 2213. 4 volumes. Quarto. Uncut. Red quarter morocco, repaired; gold decoration stamped on front cover, decoration and gold lettering stamped on spine, top edge gilt. Frontispieces, plates. Volume II lacking pages [iii-iv], the preface. Spine height: 10 3/8 inches.
Subject Terms:
Dixon, Fitz Eugene -- Bookplate.
Horse racing.
Horses -- Pictorial works.
Race horses.
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