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Bloodstock Breeding

Leicester, Charles

Editore: J. A. Allen, London, 1964
Condizione: Near Fine Rilegato
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482 pages -plus a fold-out family tree that shows breeding influences. The writer is clearly British as are many of the horses used as examples. Breeding and racing across the Channel in France was always common. Likewise Ireland. As time evolved, bloodlines also moved across the Atlantic to the USA. Author uses race winnings to show the positive effect of good bloodlines. You will read about such fvourites as : War Admiral, Nasrullah, Bahram, Nearco, Never Say Die, Arctic Prince and Nogara. I was tempted to dwell a bit on Vatout, Macip, Alycidon and Call Boy as well. B/W photographs of some of the famous sires (and dams) are given. Discussions on infertility, stayers, Third Remove and laminitis, etc. Cond : Boards are red with gilt lettering - spine only. End-papers are white. D.J. has no graphics but is white and blue with black (and white) lettering. D.J. lightly soiled, About 5 pages have slightly dogged corners. Bookstore stamp on ffep. Beyond that, and some age-yellowing, the entire volume is beautiful. Spine(s) fine. No names, marks, creases, nor tears. Square. Great equine reference ! ! Quote (p. 375) : " ._._. extraordinary twists of Fate which resulted in the production of April the Fifth (see page 280), The Tetrarch (see page 305) and Flying Fox (see page 306). It would seem quite wrong to assume from these wonderful cases that bloodstock breeding is purely a matter of luck. They merely ._._._. .". Codice inventario libreria 007561

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Titolo: Bloodstock Breeding

Casa editrice: J. A. Allen, London

Data di pubblicazione: 1964

Legatura: Hardcover

Illustratore: B/W Photographs

Condizione libro: Near Fine

Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good ++

Edizione: Revised Third Edition

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