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Title(s):

The American turf : an historical account of racing in the United States, with biographical sketches of turf celebrities.

Published/Created:
[New York] : The Historical Company New York, MDCCCXCVIII. [1898]
Physical Description:
[6], 7-482, [2] p. (last is blank) : ill., ports. ; 30 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Sporting 2449
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
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Notes:
Preface signed: Lyman Horace Weeks.
"Nicoll & Roy Company Printers, New York"--T.p. verso.
Text printed in double columns.
Bound in green cloth with green morocco spine; gilt-stamped spine title and spine panels; all edges gilt.
Includes index.
Buckley, A.K. The Keenland Association Library, 164
National union catalog, pre-1956 imprints, 653, p. 215
BAC: British Art Center copy: Brownish-orange morocco, rebound; brown leather label with gold lettering on spine. Illustrations. Spine height: 12 inches.
Subject Terms:
Horse breeders -- United States.
Horse racing -- History -- United States.
Horsemen and horsewomen -- United States.
Jockeys -- United States.
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