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Creator:
Cheny, John, active 1729-1750.
Title:
An historical list, of all horse-matches run, and of all plates and prizes run for in England ... : with a list also of all the principal cock-matches ... / by John Cheny.
Alternate Title(s):
Historical list, or account of all the horse-matches run, and of all the plates and prizes run for in England ...
Published/Created:
London : Printed in the year, MDCCXXVII [1727-1751]
Physical Description:
[24] volumes ; 16-17 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF335.G7 H5
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Periodicals
Notes:
First volume (1727) has title: An historical list, or account of all the horse-matches run, and of all the plates and prizes run for in England ... .
John Cheny's name first appears on t.p. beginning with second volume (for 1728).
Continued by: An historical list of horse-matches run ... by Reginald Heber.
Contains lists of subscribers.
Some volumes contain errata lists.
Head- and woodcut tail-pieces.
Includes index.
Loder, E.P. Bibliography of the history and organisation of horse racing, 1225
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, A1
British Union-Catalogue of periodicals, 2, p. 402
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary calf. 1732 volume includes repeated autograph of Thomas Firbanck (or Firbank, Furbank) and William Firbanck.
Subject Terms:
Cockfighting -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Firbanck, Thomas -- Autograph.
Firbanck, William -- Autograph.
Horse racing -- Great Britain -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Horse racing -- Ireland -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Subscription lists (Publishing) -- Great Britain -- 18th century.
Errata lists (Publishing) -- Great Britain -- 18th century.
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