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Creator:
Pownall, Henry of Epsom, Eng.
Title(s):

Some particulars relating to the history of Epsom, compiled from the best authorities; containing a ... description of the origin of horse racing, and of Epsom races, with an account of the mineral waters, and the two celebrated palaces of Durdans and Nonsuch, &c., &c. To which is added, an appendix, containing a botanical survey of the neighbourhood ... By an inhabitant ...

Published/Created:
Epsom, W. Dorling; 1825.
London, J. Hearne, 1825.
Physical Description:
xiv p., 1 leaf, 208 p. col. front., 5 plates. 20 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA690 E6 P8 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1761
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 1762
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 125
BAC : Abbey, Scenery, 138 (Abbey copy).
BAC : Frontispiece by T. Willement, after his own design; plates after Hatchard, and Overton.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Sporting 1761. Octavo. Original calico-texture deep purple-green cloth, spine faded to brown; blind stamped on front and back covers, gold lettering on spine. Color frontispiece, title-page, 1 plate of a hand-colored aquatint etching, 5 plates of aquatint etchings, list of subscribers. Spine height: 8 inches.
BAC: British Art Center copy: Sporting 1762. Original dark grey boards, rebacked with olive green cloth; paper label on spine with black lettering. Half-title, (no color frontispiece), other 5 plates, list of subscribers. Pasted down inside front cover: "Epsom as it is To-day," from "Horse and hound", May 19, 1917. Pasted down on endpaper: Epsom Races, Summer meeting, June 5th-8th, 1923. Letters from William Woodward to Harry Worcester Smith (Nov. 30, 1934 and Dec. 21, 1934) are tipped in. Spine height: 8 1/8 inches.
"List of works consulted": 1 leaf following p. xiv.
Subject Terms:
Epsom and Ewell (England) -- History.
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