The Faber Book of the Turf

The Faber Book of the Turf

A collection of excerpts from the best of racing literature. The contents stretch from the early days to modern times.

Author: John Hislop

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ISBN: 0571166253

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 362

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A collection of excerpts from the best of racing literature. The contents stretch from the early days to modern times. It looks at horses from Gimcrack to Desert Orchid, jockeys from Fred Archer to Lester Piggott, and trainers such as the Hon George Lambton and Henry Cecil.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Horseracing and the British 1919 39

Horseracing and the British  1919   39

Fox, Kate, The racing tribe: watching the horsewatchers (London: Metro Books,
1999). Gifford, Dennis, The British ... Hislop, John, and Swannell, David, The
Faber book of the turf (London: Faber and Faber, 1990). Huggins, Mike, Flat
racing ...

Author: Mike Huggins

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9781847795755

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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A detailed consideration of the history of racing in British culture and society and an exploration of the cultural world of racing during the inter-war years. It shows how racing's pleasures were enjoyed even by the supposedly respectable middle classes
Categories: Religion

The Women s Quiz Book

The Women s Quiz Book

... 1988 ) J. Hislop and D. Swannell ( eds ) , The Faber Book of the Turf ( Faber &
Faber , 1992 ) Angela Holdsworth , Out of the Dolls House ( BBC Books , 1988 )
W. Hudson and Valerie Wilson Wesley , Afro - Bets Book of Black Heroes from A
 ...

Author: Jennifer Gourley

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: PSU:000023231764

Category: Questions and answers

Page: 275

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Categories: Questions and answers

Flat Racing and British Society 1790 1914

Flat Racing and British Society  1790 1914

Hill, Horse Power: the Politics of the Turf (Manchester, 1988) J. Hill and J.
Williams, Sport and Identity in the North of England (Keele, 1996) J. Hislop and D
. Swannell (eds), The Faber Book of the Turf (1990) G. Hodgman, Sixty Years on
the ...

Author: Mike Huggins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135264185

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 302

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2001 North American Society for Sports History Book of the Year This volume studies the formative period of racing between 1790 and 1914. This was a time when, despite the opposition of a respectable minority, attendance at horse races, betting on horses, or reading about racing increasingly became central leisure activities of much of British society.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Punch

Punch

In the meanwhile , anthologies that are so routine as to be worse than dull find at
their head - by several furlongs - John Hislop and David Swannell ' s Faber Book
of the Turf ( £14 . 99 ) . It is the mark of a great anthologist to awaken interest in ...

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ISBN: UVA:X001774066

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Punch

Punch

In the meanwhile , anthologies that are so routine as to be worse than dull find at
their head - by several furlongs - John Hislop and David Swannell's Faber Book
of the Turf ( £ 14.99 ) . It is the mark of a great anthologist to awaken interest in a ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: NWU:35556019865807

Category: English wit and humor

Page:

View: 510

Categories: English wit and humor

Academic American encyclopedia

Academic American encyclopedia

... Andrew, Picking Winners 1 1994) and Beyer on Speed (1995); Helm, Mike, A
Breed Apart: The Horses and the Players (1992); Hirsch, loe. The First Century (
1996); Hislop, John, and Swannell, David, eds., The Faber Book of the Turf (1992
); ...

Author: Grolier Incorporated

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:49015003030948

Category: Reference

Page:

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Categories: Reference

Forthcoming Books

Forthcoming Books

The Faber Book of effectively handling the most the Turf . ( Illus . ) . 368p . May
1992. pap . 10.95 difficult & potentially ( ISBN 0-571-16625-3 ) . Faber & Faber .
Hisrich , Robert D. On Your Own . Nov. 1991. pap . 29 . stressful situations such
as ...

Author: Rose Arny

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015023709192

Category: American literature

Page:

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Categories: American literature

The Journal of the Sports Turf Research Institute

The Journal of the Sports Turf Research Institute

This book is a useful source of information on herbicides and could have been
called “ The Textbook of Chemical Weed Control in Britain ” . MINOR ELEMENTS
AND THEIR EFFECTS ON THE GROWTH AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF ...

Author: Sports Turf Research Institute (Bingley, England)

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924055136646

Category: Athletic fields

Page:

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Categories: Athletic fields

The Cumulative Book Index

The Cumulative Book Index

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ISBN: UOM:39015058373807

Category: American literature

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A world list of books in the English language.
Categories: American literature

Deutsch englische Jahrb cher

Deutsch englische Jahrb  cher

Hodgart , Faber Book of Ballads , p . 250 . 13 Gummere p . 197 . 14 The texts of
the two ballads are taken from the Faber Book of Ballads . Corbies : carrion crows
; fail : turf ; hause - bane : neck bone ; theek : to line . Slaint meant ' killed and ...

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ISBN: IND:30000093675894

Category: English literature

Page:

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Categories: English literature

Turf Field and Farm

Turf  Field  and Farm

There is ( as far as we can see without back volumes of the Stud Book ) no
Blacklock blood in Ornament , but of course Persimmon is of Blacklock descent in
tail male , and his dam James Fillis has a reputation throughout Europe as the ...

Author:

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ISBN: PSU:000072249789

Category: Agriculture

Page:

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Categories: Agriculture

Practical Lawn Craft and Management of Sports Turf

Practical Lawn Craft and Management of Sports Turf

HUBBARD , C. E .: Grasses , Penguin Books , 1954 . JAMES , E. B .: Better
Lawns , Roy Hay Publications , Haslemere , 1950 . LEWIS , I. G .: Turf , Faber &
Faber , 1948 . Ministry of Education : ( Building Bulletin , 10 ) , New School
Playing ...

Author: Robert Brian Dawson

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924003366485

Category: Grasses

Page: 320

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Categories: Grasses

The Publisher

The Publisher

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B230681

Category: Bibliography

Page:

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Categories: Bibliography

P G Wodehouse

P G  Wodehouse

The Shelter Book , A Gathering of Tales , Poems , Essays , Notes and Notions
Arranged by Clemence Dane for Use in Shelters , Tubes , Basements and
Cellars in War - Time . ... E43 The Faber Book of Cricket , ed . ... Purity of the Turf ,
” pp .

Author: Eileen McIlvaine

Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015019471369

Category: Reference

Page: 489

View: 344

Categories: Reference

British Book News

British Book News

Faber , 308. 1969. 22.5 cm . 150 pages . Illustrations . Index . SBN 571 08835 X
This book analyses the technique and ... to Reg Day , one of the really great
trainers in Turf history , for whom Bill Rickaby rode Sweet Solera to win two
Classics .

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ISBN: UOM:39015036923830

Category: Best books

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Categories: Best books