Horse Racing Reference Books
Important as reference and for display are:1) The Racing Memoirs of John Hertz signed by Hertz, owner of Count Fleet.2) Belmont Park A Century of Champions boxed with paintings by Richard Reeves, signed and numbered.3) Nursery Stud sale 1891-2 reprint of August Belmont’s dispersal of horse stock presented to well-known horseman Eugene Leigh. Cover has separated, and several beautiful pictures are in the book, each protected by tissue paper overlay.4-5) American Race Horses 1938 & American Race Horses 1942, respectively, both by John Hervey.6) Cherry and Black, the career of Pierre Lorillard on the track, 1916, by W. Vosburgh.7) The Horse Breeder’s Guide and Handbook, 1883, by S.D. Bruce, author of the American Stud Book.All are hardcover editions and very rare with no writing. Condition is Near Mint except for items 3) and 7) (Excellent). The cover for item 3) is included with no other damage.
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