Harking back. The Turf. Its men and memories

COLLINS, J. L. ("Orion") and THOMPSON, G. H

Editorial: Standard Press, 1924
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21.5 cm. 308 pp. with many illustrations, 12 leaves of advertisements at front and back. Orig. yellow pictorial titling wrappers. Wrappers slightly dusty and with a 10 cm tear along front hinge, internally very good. Fragile vintage paperback. * A history of horse racing in Brisbane, Queensland. N° de ref. de la librería

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Título: Harking back. The Turf. Its men and memories
Editorial: Standard Press
Año de publicación: 1924


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Jas. L. Collins (Orion) and Geo H. Thompson
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Descripción 1924. Original Card. Estado de conservación: Fair to Good. Brisbane : J.L. Collins and G.H. Thompson, 1924 307 p. : ill., ports ; 23 cm. The front card is a little chipped but the book is solid and complete.CONTENTS: Chapter I.¿A Preliminary Survey¿Early History of Bris bane ¿Castaway¿s Discovery of ¿Great Stream Which Pours Its Waters Into Moreton Bay¿¿From Penal Set tlement Grows Our Big and Flourishing Capital City¿ The Queensland Turf in the Making¿The Changes of the Times. Chapter ll.¿The Days of Real Sport¿Memories of the Distant Past at Cooper¿s Plains and New Farm¿When Parsons Were Tolerant¿lnteresting Incidents and Experiences¿The Passing of Mr. Doodlem Buck and Go. Chapter lll.¿¿Harking Back¿ Seeking Fresh Fields and Pastures New¿The Institution of the Q.T.G. and Racing at Eagle Farm¿Fortitude Valley Club and Racing at the Hamilton¿Weighing in on the Hotel Verandah¿More Early History. Chapter IV.¿Picturesque Eagle Farm To-day, From Primi tive Bush to Domain of Beauty¿The Catastrophe of ¿93 ¿Men who stuck to the Club and put it on the Road of Progress Again¿Big Increases in Prize Money Since 1900 ¿Pillars of the State¿s Premier Club. Chapter V.¿¿ The Course by the Greek,¿ and Other Racing Clubs¿Popular Racecourse Takes the Place of Marshy Swamp¿Trials and Tribulations of its Early Proprietor's ¿Passing of the Switchback Railway and Other Side lines of Recreation¿Brisbane¿s First' Sensation of Bal looning ¿Enterprise Which Made Albion Park and Reaped a Fortune¿Progressive Tattersall¿s Club¿The Rise of Unregistered Racing. Chapter Vl.¿lnauguration of Country Racing¿lpswich Conducts Australian Champion Stakes in ¿6l¿Gayndah Institutes Queensland Derby in ¿6B¿lmportant Distance Handicap of the Country Centres and Notable Winners. ¿Harking Back¿ THE TURF ITS MEN and MEMORIES. Nº de ref. de la librería 021604

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COLLINS, Jas. L. And THOMPSON, Geo. H.
Editorial: The Standard Press, Brisbane (1924)
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Descripción The Standard Press, Brisbane, 1924. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. pp 308 + adverts. Photographs and illustrations throughout. Pictorial wrappers. Some marks to front cover, 1" section of upper spine missing, else good. Size: 8vo. Nº de ref. de la librería 012182

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Collins, Jas. L. (‘Orion’), Sporting Editor of the ‘Daily Standard’, Brisbane and Thompson, Geo. H.
Editorial: (Brisbane: The Standard Press: 1924) First Edition. Pictorial wrappers (that is, paper covers) pp. xvi, 308, viii. Illustrated. Signed presentation copy from trainer Jack Morrison who has a chapter devoted to him in the book. (1924)
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Descripción (Brisbane: The Standard Press: 1924) First Edition. Pictorial wrappers (that is, paper covers) pp. xvi, 308, viii. Illustrated. Signed presentation copy from trainer Jack Morrison who has a chapter devoted to him in the book., 1924. First Edition. Spine sunned, and chipped at its head and foot; wrappers a little soiled, and worn at corners; otherwise a very good copy. Nº de ref. de la librería 204149

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