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The Pictorial Gallery of English Race Horses

by Tattersall, George

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  • hardcover
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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1844 2021-01-11. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. The Pictorial Gallery of English Race Horses; including Portraits of all the Winning Horses of the Derby, Oaks, and St. Leger Stakes, During the Last Thirteen Years; and a History of the Principle Operations of the Turf; with Sketches of some of its Most Distinguished Members - London: 1st Ed., 1844, Tall 8vo., 312pp., contemporary red polished calf, embossed, raised bands, all edges gilt, original cover and spine bound in on rear end pages. Frontis. with tissue guard, 75 engravings, caricature ports., etc., additional engraved title page with matching spine label. VG+. Firm binding and hinges, marbled endpapers fully intact, bright pages, scuffs to leather, worn edges/corners, bright gilt, ribbon bookmark frayed. Ex-libris plate on front paste-down. Ships well packaged in a box.


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The Pictorial Gallery of English Race Horses
Tattersall, George
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Henry G. Bohn
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1844 2021-01-11

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