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Humphreys, American Racetracks and Contemporary Racing Art. A pictorial tour of

Humphreys, John O. American Racetracks and Contemporary Racing Art. A pictorial tour of thoroughbred race courses in Canada, Mexico and the United States, including a colour collection of fine paintings. First Edition. Indiana, South Bend Publishing Company, Inc., 1966. 31cm x 23.5cm. 240 pages. Includes photographs and illustrations. Original Hardcover with original illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.

Includes for Example: The racetrack: a park, picnic ground, laboratory of human and animal psychology/ Palace of pleasure where tensions are wiped away in the excitement of competition, where thoroughbreds and riders compose an endlessly-changing ballet before a background of grass and sunshine/ Meeting place for friends and lovers, a test centre for mysterious systems/ Action and participation/ Varied flavors of North American racecourses/ Fact-filled text with hundreds of illustrations/ A tour of the racing plants which have made the "sport of kings" America's king of sports/ Country tracks/ Large metropolitan racing centres/ Contemporary racing art/ Organizations withing racing/ State administration of racing/ The racing season/ Value of thoroughbreds/ Opening of new racetracks/ Former homes of racing etc.

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Humphreys-American Racetracks and Contemporary Racing Art

Humphreys-American Racetracks and Contemporary Racing Art


Humphreys-American Racetracks and Contemporary Racing Art

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