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The Early History of the Thoroughbred Horse in South Africa

By: Wyndham, The Hon H A

Price: $247.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 64me

Condition: Very Good


275 pages (complete). Ex-library (Royal Empire Society (now the Royal Commonwealth Society) in Northumberland Avenue, London) copy with consequent labels, annotations, stamps, wear, use and marks. Despite being a member of one of the grandest of families (the Egremonts of Petworth) Hugh Wyndham preferred the rigours of the South African high veld. Also, despite his political, military and imperial ambitions, it was his passion for horses and racing that is his legacy. The boards have some wear about the edges, corners. They are scuffed and marked from handling and shelving. They are beni... View more info