13th Dec, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

  Lot 68


Hervey (John).
Racing in America, 1665-1865, Volumes I & II;
Vosburgh (W.S.), Racing in America, 1866-1921;
Hervey (John), Racing in America, 1922-1936;
Kelley (Robert F.), Racing in America, 1937-1959;
Rudy (William H.), Racing in America 1960-1979;
New York: Privately printed by The Jockey Club [1944, 1922, 1937, 1960, 1980], six large quarto volumes, the fifth and sixth volumes from a numbered limited edition of 1000 and 2000 respectively, colour and monochrome plates present as called for, small stain to fore-edge of sixth volume, otherwise a clean set, original quarter and full cloth bindings. (6)

Sold for £280
Estimated at £200 - £400


Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 13th Dec, 2023

The Books, Maps and Manuscripts sales encompass a broad range of collecting areas from early antiquarian books to modern first editions, which are sold alongside illustrations, private press, manuscripts, maps and atlases, early photographs, autographed letters and historic documents. Held four times a year, the specialist Book sales incorporate both private collections and libraries, and single lots from vendors across the United Kingdom.


Tuesday 12 December 10am-5pm and morning of sale from 8am

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