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Edgar, Patrick Nisbett

The American race-turf register, sportsman's herald, and general stud book : containing the pedigrees of the most celebrated horses, mares, and geldings, that have distinguished themselves as racers on the American turf : from one quarter of a mile race up to four miles and repeat : also, such as have been kept in the stud, as stallions and mares for breeding, from the earliest period to the present time : and from which have descended the most valuable blooded stock at present in the United States : the whole calculated for the use and information of amateurs, breeders, and trainers of that most noble and useful animal, the horse / compiled from the papers, letters, memorandums, stud-books, and newspapers, of the most celebrated and distinguished sportsmen, also from other sources of the most current information, by Patrick Nisbett Edgar, of Granville County, North Carolina ; in two volumes ; vol. 1..

New York : Press of Henry Mason, 76 Maiden Lane, printed for the proprietors, Patrick N. Edgar & Co., MDCCCXXXIII [1833]
Physical Description:
xvi, [1], 18-601, [1] pages ; 23 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF293.A1 E34 1833
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Only the first volume was published. See: Henderson.
Henderson, R.W. Early American sport (3rd ed.), page 106-107
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 21841
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, A20
Addenda and errata: pages [598]-601.
Includes indexes.
BEIN 2004 692: Autograph: Joseph Rocheleau? Armorial bookplate of John M. Schiff.
BAC: British Art Center cop bound in contemporary dark brown quarter morocco with marbled boards.The name of Felix Conlan (former owner) is tooled in gold at the foot of the spine,
Subject Terms:
Conlan, Felix -- Provenance.
Horses -- Pedigrees.
Race horses -- United States.
Rocheleau, Joseph -- Autograph.
Schiff, John M. -- Bookplate.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)

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