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History of Horse Racing


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Product Information

Vintage; 1970s
Very Good; light toning
Country of Origin:
Other; minor jacket edgewear
12" L x 9.25" W x 1.25" H

Why We Love This

History of Horse Racing by Roger Longrigg. Presumed first edition, (c) 1972, Stein Day. 320 page coffee table book, fully illustrated with 32 color plates,130 b w illustrations. Art works by Dufy, Degas, Lautrec and others. From chariots in ancient history to racing circa 1970. Foreword by Paul Mellon. Cloth bound hardcover with unclipped jacket.
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About MCME

For more than 20 years, MCME’s The Sophisticated Reader partners have collected and sold books on art, design and popular culture in antique stores, vintage markets and at rare book auctions. MCME specializes in sought-after antique and vintage hardcovers, paperbacks and magazines. We also curate private library installations. Experienced as interior designers and writers, we have been widely published in the entertainment and news media, and have appeared on Bravo's "Million Dollar Decorator."