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Sunday, June 26, 2016
- Book Title: The Waterloo Cup the first 150 years
- Author: Charles Blanning. Sir Mark Prescott
- ISBN: 0951267000
- Publisher: Heath House Press
- Year Published: 1987
- Our Normal Price: £187.00 GBP ($256.19 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £168.30 GBP ($230.57 USD)
- Description: Heath House Press 1987, first edition: dark green buckram hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: decorative dust jacket: approximately 21.5 x 30 cm tall: 116 pages including index: black and white photographic illustrations and line drawings. Synopsis: A history of the first 150 years of the Waterloo Cup and Greyhound Racing with detailed description of dogs, sportsmen and followers involved and contents presented under the following headings: – Foreword. Genesis. Early Days. The Master McGrath Era 1868 – 1880. Mr Dent and the Park Craze 1881 – 1892. The Great Kennels 1894 – 1936. Rolls-Royce Coursing 1920 – 1936. Wartime Waterloo and Post-War Boom 1940 – 1953. The Irish Invasion 1954 – 1967. Decline and Fall 1968 – 1977. Resurrection 1981 – 1986. Epilogue. Appendix A: Glossary of Coursing Terms and Important Proper Names. Appendix B: Waterloo Cup, Purse and Plate Winners 1836 – 1987. Appendix C: Direct Mail Line of Derby and Waterloo Winners. Index. This first edition volume includes a fold-out coloured reproduction of the Waterloo Coursing Meeting published by Thomas Agnew in 1842 with key plate to the same, and black and white illustrations throughout; and is accompanied by a matching pictorial card covered catalogue of the 2005 Waterloo Cup Meeting, approximately 15 x 21 cm: 23 pages: illustrations in black and white and colour. Condition of volume: Upper edge of dust jacket slightly rubbed: slight rippling effect to 4 cm of upper back dust jacket: ownership inscription to front free endpaper: overall very clean, firm, and good. Condition of catalogue: very clean and good overall
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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