A history of the Melbourne Cup from its foundation, including details of trainers, fashions, and jockeys.
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A hard cover edition with light brown cloth boards, gilt lettering and unclipped, illustrated dust jacket. There is foxing and toning throughout but the text, black and white and colour illustrations are clear and legible. There is a previous sellers gilt paper label on the inside front cover. There is some rubbing to the edges of the dust jacket and a tear to the back edge of the dust jacket. and also to the inside front flap.
Now in a clear removable cover to protect from damage.
Chapters include the early years; the Phar Lap era; the last three-year-old; the rising fast fifties; the Cummings hat trick; Thing Big twice/Cummings seventh; and the makings of a great event.
Publisher: View Productions PTY. LTD., Australia.
Publication Date: 1983.
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