Ruff's Guide to the Turf, Winter Ed, 1883-1884

Ruff's Guide to the Turf, Winter Ed, 1883-1884

London; [1884]: Office of Ruff's Guide. 12mo. Item #018604

424p. It was this expanded new edition that created an extensive index along with ways to access records of previous winners. Consequently, this is the first major record book on racing up to that time in England. Thousands of races, purses and winnings reported. It was dedicated to the Queen [Victoria]. A bright copy of a scarce item bound in brown pictorial gilt cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, spine gilt, some scattered foxing to fore-edges . A very nice copy.

Price: $125.00

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