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THROUGH THE FIELD GLASSES : A History of the Pakenham Racing Club by  Marc Fiddian - Hardcover - 1985 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

THROUGH THE FIELD GLASSES : A History of the Pakenham Racing Club

by Fiddian, Marc

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good +


Pakenham, Victoria, Australia: Pakenham Racing Club, 1985. 183pp., b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted, gilt title there-on. Gilt illustration to front panel of green cloth boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket very mildly edge-creased and indented. Contents include: Foreword by H.J. Nicholas (Chairman, Victoria Racing Club), Introduction, numerous chapters, Committees, Premierships, Pakenham Cup, Records, Statistics, etc., Index to Horses, General Index. Book weight approx. 414g. . Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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