- Book Title: The Badminton Library Racing and Steeplechasing
- Author: Earl of Suffolk. Arthur Coventry.
- ISBN: MW00432234
- Publisher: Longmans Green and company
- Year Published: 1893
- Our Normal Price: £55.00 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £49.50 GBP ($0.00 USD)
- Description: Longmans Green & Co 1893, Fourth thoroughly revised edition: Brown pictorial cloth hardcover: approximately 5.5 x 7.75 inches tall:
439 handcut pages: black and white illustrations by F Sturgess: black and white tables and diagrams included: tissue guarded coloured frontispiece entitled Troublesome Youngsters. Synopsis: described in the frontispiece as offered to supply the want of a modern encyclopaedia for the inexperienced man seeking guidance in the practice of racing this copiously illustrated volume includes the following- Part One: Racing: – One ) History of Horse Racing. Horses of Ancient Britain. Two) The Progress of the Sport. Three) History of the Jockey Club. Four) Racing Officials: – Clerk of the Course. The Starter. The Judge. The Clerk of the Scales. The Handicapper. The Stakeholder. The Stewards. Five) Newmarket. Six) Racing in the Provinces. Seven) Racing Servants: Old-Style and New. Eight). Breeding. Nine). Treatment of Yearlings. Ten ) Early Trials. Eleven ). Three Year Olds. Twelve ). Over a Distance of Ground. Thirteen ) Up on Trainers. Fourteen .) Upon Jockeys. Fifteen ) Betting. Part Two: Steeplechasing: – One) The Origin and Development of Steeplechasing. Two) The Selection of the Chaser. Three) Schooling. Four) Fences and Fencing. Five) Riding the Race. Six) Hurdle -Racing. Seven) Local Meetings. Eight) Famous Chasers and their Riders. Appendix. Index. Condition: spine ends and corners slightly bumped: ownership stamps to preliminary pages: the occasional upper edge uncut: occasional page foxed: overall clean, firm and collectable.
- Condition: Collectable- Good
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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