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Creator:
Newmarket, author.
Title:
Chapters from turf history / by Newmarket.
Published/Created:
London : "The National Review" Office, 43, Duke Street, St. James's, S.W. 1, 1922.
Physical Description:
159, [1] pages, [22] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF335.G7 N49 1922
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Published in 1774 under title "Newmarket; or, An essay on the turf."--D.N.B., v.43, p. 410.
Reprinted from the National review.
Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress.
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's tan quarter cloth, and gray-blue boards, with printed title label.
Contents:
I. Prime Ministers and their race-horses -- II. A great match (Voltigeur and the Flying Dutchman) -- III. Danebury and Lord George Bentinck -- IV. The ring, the turf, and parliament (Mr. Gully, M.P.) -- V. Disraeli and the race-course -- VI. The fraud of a derby -- VII. The turf and some reflections.
Subject Terms:
Horse racing -- Great Britain.
National Review Office -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Photomechanical prints -- 1922.
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