The Sporting Calendar: Containing an Account of the Plates, Matches, and Sweepstakes that have been Run for in Great-Britain and Ireland in the Year, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775 Seven volumes

London: J. Miller, 1770-1775. Hardcover. The first seven volumes of an annual account published over eight years by Fawconer, including after Tuting's death,of all horse racing matches run at Newmarket as well as many others in other locations, to be added to yearly, The volumes begin with a list of subscribers in order by their rank and by their county of residence. The rest of the calendars provide extensive details for the races and events included. Bound in brown leather with red spine label and gilt volume number. Condition varies by volume. With volumes I and V with front boards nearly detached and the rear boards is cracked. Other volumes have weak or cracked hinges. Bumped and rubbed. Text blocks are still tight. With offsetting, scattered stains and foxing but still very good. Small octavo volumes with 200-250 pages each. SPORT/051921. Very Good -.

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Price: $500.00

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