BOOK – SPORT – HORSERACING – BETWEEN THE FLAGS, A HISTORY OF IRISH STEEPLECHASING by COLONEL SJ WATSON

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In this fascinating book, Colonel SJ Watson tells the story of Irish Steeplechasing, right form the earliest recorded race in County Cork in 1752 up to its publication in 1969, including lists of all of the Irish Grand National, Galway Plate and Conyngham Cup winners

This is a first edition published by Allen Figgis & Co in Dublin in 1969 - it is 393 page hardback, green cloth cover with gilded lettering on the spine complete with dustjacket measuring 9.75" (25cm) x 7.5" (19cm) x 1.75" (4.5cm)

The book itself is in very good condition with no written dedications or age related discolouration – as you can see from the photos, the dustjacket is quite tatty and has been price-clipped

A good quality publication, this is quite a rare, collectable book and a great read for the National Hunt enthusiast, it will make a fine addition to any racing library

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