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Black Caviar: The Horse of a Lifetime
Whateley, Gerard,
ISBN: 073333136X
ABC Books, Sydney, 2012. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. A Word from the Owners, A Word from the Trainer Peter Moody, race statistics, notes and acknowledgements and index. Illustrated endpapers being a reproduction of the silks that the Jockey war when riding Black Caviar salmon coloured background with black dots. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece of black Caviar. Black-and-white photographs throughout and between pages 198 and 199 there are 16 pages of colour photography. Salmon coloured boards with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black coloured place marker with frayed ends. Colour photographic dustwrapper with white and salmon coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. When thoroughbred racing horse Black Caviar retired she had an enviable winning streak 22 races for 22 wins including the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. How a hulking, injury proned filly became the fastest horse on earth this is her story. A little rubbing of the book corners and back strip corners with uniform age toning of the text block edges and pages. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], VII - VIII, [2] 390 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Horse Racing; Australia; Modern; ISBN: 073333136X. ISBN/EAN: 9780733331367. Inventory No: 0125370. Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0125370  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Class racehorses of Australia & New Zealand 1985-9086 volume 3
Arrold, Tony & Harding, Mark & Lambert, Max & Ulbrich, Richard & Young, Les,
Australian Associated Press, Sydney, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. indexed both to featured horses, and to group races. Illustrated with colour plates, tables, and statistics. This edition continues a series that was inaugurated after the 1983-4 racing season to provide a handsome, permanent record of the deeds of the most distinguished racehorses competing in Australia and New Zealand. Is a book of records this annual publication provides timely, relevant data for all interested in the racing industry. Dust jacket blurb Clean copy, no damage to describe. The dustjacket is slightly faded across the top and left-hand side of the front panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [10], 511, [7,] pages . please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Horse Racing; Australia; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0268736. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT WILL WEIGH OVER 1 Kg WITH PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0268736  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Racing in Art
Fairley, John,
ISBN: 0719547237
John Murray, London, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. binding tight and square no damage, with matching dust wrapper. In this book the author presents the masterpieces of horseracing art, and describes in his readable text the evolutional of one of the great traditions of painting. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Horse Racing; Sports & Pastimes. ISBN: 0719547237. ISBN/EAN: 9780719547232. Inventory No: 0272522. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $26.40 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272522  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Master: A Personal Portrait Of Bart Cummings
Carlyon, Les,
ISBN: 174261051X
Macmillan, Sydney, 2011. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photography. First Edition. there is a 1 inch tear at the bottom left of the spine section of the dustjacket top now projected. Hardcover binding has no damage, the dark green place marker ribbon has no damage, the book is clean and free of any annotation, no marks. Includes a select bibliography, index, and profusely illustrated with both black-and-white and colour plates celebrating the life of this amazing man, who won 12 Melbourne cups, and yet, had a laconic wit and indifference to the trappings of wealth and fame. A gentleman The Master Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VIII, 344 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photography. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Horse Racing; Australia; ISBN: 174261051X. ISBN/EAN: 9781742610511. Inventory No: 0270989. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0270989  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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White Hope
Murray, Frances,
ISBN: 0340229942
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1978. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Gareth Floyd Cover Art. First Edition. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, by Gareth Lloyd, with ochre and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The story of young Chas Bentinck, who, when he saw a line of racing horses being exercised was determined to become a jockey. But his parents are against his chosen career, his physical disability; and, not to mention a gang of ruthless ne'er-do-wells who wish to "nobble" the favourite (White Hope and bracket from winning the race. Softening and sunning to the backstrip edges, with sunning of the top edges and rubbing of the lower edges. The pages themselves are clean tight and bright. There has been a printing fault where the front paste-down has been replicated and is only attached at the top edge. Previous owners name to the top edge of this particular page. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edge rubbing of the panels. Sunning to the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], 9 - 124, [2] pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Gareth Floyd Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Teens & Young Adult; Horse Racing; Britain/UK; 1970s; ISBN: 0340229942. ISBN/EAN: 9780340229941. Inventory No: 0128010. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0128010  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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