Thoroughbred Racing Stock by Lady Wentworth (1960) hardcover book


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Lady Wentworth - Thoroughbred Racing Stock and its Ancestors: the Authentic Origin of Pure Blood

London: George Allen and Unwin, 1960. Revised (second) edition. Hardcover. 12to. 556 pp. Red cloth binding. Illustrated with 368 plates in half-tone and 24 in color. Fold-out map at rear. Alkaline pages. Very good condition. Former owner's name on front pastedown, minor rimpling to upper endpapers at gutter. Clean pages. Dust jacket is chipped at spine ends, has small closed tear along upper rear edge (see photos). This is the foremost book on horse-racing blood and deserves to be owned by someone fancier than I.

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