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LYLE, R.C. - Royal Newmarket

(London, Putnam & Co, 1945). . Illustrated by Lionel Edwards, R.I.; introduction by Adair Dighton. Quarto, pictorial dustwrapper, somewhat soiled, frayed with some loss, original green cloth, slightly worn, pp. xvi + 108 + (1), plates, including colour. Inscription on the front free endpaper, small marks on the endpapers, very slight browning, slight foxing on the preliminary pages and edges.'From the day when King James I. "did hunt the hare with his own hounds," in the neighbourhood, Newmarket has ever been the playground of the King and his people. In "Royal newmarket" the racy pen of the late Captain Lyle, famous racing correspondent of the Times and B.B.C. commentator on the Classics, combines with the vivid brush of Lionel Edwards to bring to life as they pass across the heath the famous and notorious of every age.'.
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20 US$ 23.43 | JPą 2459] Book number 2849

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