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Image for The General Stud Book of South Africa - Vol 24 1980-1981 - containing Pedigrees of Thoroughbred Racehorses

The General Stud Book of South Africa - Vol 24 1980-1981 - containing Pedigrees of Thoroughbred Racehorses

By: N/A

Price: $76.00

Publisher: The Jockey Club of South Africa, Turffontein, South Africa: 1985

Seller ID: bvfu

Condition: Good


941 pages (complete). Covers the period: 1 August, 1980 to 31 July, 1984. A comfortable copy. The boards are grubby and a little worn all about. The boards have scuffing and marks. Nonetheless, they are benign and sure. Within, the contents bear evidence of avid use throughout. The frontis and end papers have marks and some stains. The contents, in general, are stable, well organised and presented, clean, clear, contented and certain. fkOrders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Vintage Winning Post Photographs of Races about the Witwatersrand during the 1930s - prints and albums

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Private: 1932

Seller ID: 96ry

Condition: Very Good


A VERY RARE COLLECTION of photographic prints from the pioneering Johannesburg racing photographer, Abe Goldstein. There are a few other pictures from others. These pictures were taken during the very early days of the racecourses in and around Johannesburg. Photographs by Abe Goldstein are exceptionally difficult to find. 95 loose prints, two albums. A (mostly) complete list of photographs (both loose and affixed): All winners ridden by E Gruar [Race - Date - Course - Winners (1,2,3)]. New Clare Handicap (B) 6 fur. - May 10th, 1933 - New Clare - 1. Austrian; 2. Success IV; 3. -- CzarBeno... View more info

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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