Illustrated horse racing book titled Racing in America 1937 to 1959 Kelley. Antique vintage horse racing books,Horse Racing in America 1937 to 1959,this horse racing book was written by Robert F. Kelley and privately printed,"The Jockey Club New York" C1960. This book was printed at the North River Press New York. Limited to 1000 copies this one is signed #329. 264 pages of fine hand made paper. Excellent condition. Filled with wonderful engravings of fine horse that have won the Kentucky Derby and the Triple Crown. This book measures 13 inches by 10 inches. 1st edition
Pair antique bronze Indian Chief bookends c1880. This pair is well cast with crisp detail and is quite heavy. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Autobiography of Leigh Hunt with Reminiscences of Friends and Contemporaries, with Thornton Hunt's Introduction and Postscripts. Newly edited by Roger Ingpen c1903. An excellent record of his friendships with Shelley, Byron and others. First American edition of the Ingpen edition. 2 vols., 8vo. Portraits. Half parchment over orange cloth. Some wear and discoloration to bindings. Each volume measures 6 by 9 inches.
Harper & Brothers, New York, 1882. Green decorative cloth, Gilt Titles. Book Condition Very Good. Edwin A. Abbey (illustrator).
SMOLLETT, Tobias. The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle in which is included Memoirs of a Lady of Quality. With an Introduction by G. K. Chesterton and Illustrations by John Austen. 2 volumes. 24 color illustrations, and other in-text illus. 4to, cloth, d.w., board slipcase. Oxford: The Limited Editions Club, 1936. Fine. Number 301of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator in the back of the second volume. Very good condition in slip case.