FROM A VERITABLE WILDERNESS : The History of the Mornington Racing Club

By: Moran, Stephen

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n.d. (1988). 151pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of undamaged black boards. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket negligibly edge-creased only. "The club has its roots in the mid-19th century when meetings were held at Baxter's Flat - near Sage's Cottage. The first Mornington Racing Club meeting was held in 1899 at Baxter's Flat. The club's first meeting at the present site was in 1911. There was a major renaissance of the MRC - instigated by Sir Reginald Ansett - in 1947 . . . " Contents include: 7 chapters, Addendum (Mornington Cup Winners, Ansett Stakes Winners, M.R.C. Constitution, Membership Roll, Trainers List). Book weight approx. 385g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: FROM A VERITABLE WILDERNESS : The History of the Mornington Racing Club

Author Name: Moran, Stephen

Categories: Sports & Outdoor Recreation, Australian Local History,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: Mornington, Victoria, Australia, Mornington Racing Club:

ISBN Number: 0731633784

ISBN Number 13: 9780731633784

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013223

Keywords: Racing Club History , Horse Racing, Australia, Victoria, Mornington,