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Creator:
Strine, Gerald.
Title(s):

Montpelier : the recollections of Marion duPont Scott / as told to Gerald Strine.

Published/Created:
New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, c1976.
Physical Description:
219 p. : ill. ; 28 x 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2011 84
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center copy bound is no. 144 of 500 of the de-luxe edition. Bound in publisher's original brown leather; in original clam-shell box.
Biography of Marion du Pont Scott.
Subject Terms:
Horsemen and horsewomen -- Virginia -- Orange Co. -- Biography.
Montpelier Station (Va.) -- History.
Scott, Marion du Pont, 1894-1983.
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  • Introduction
  • 1. Jump across the ocean
  • 2. Fun in 'Coney Island'
  • 3. Growing up with Grisette
  • 4. Trouble at the seventeenth
  • 5. Breeding: the ins and outs
  • 6. One man on four horses
  • 7. Moving up with Downie
  • 8. How to train a mystic
  • 9. 'The complete Christian'
  • 10. Aintree's chestnut ears
  • A half-century of achievements.

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