LAST SIDE TO GLORY: The Golden Shears Open Championship 1961-1990 (Signed Copy)

By: Williams, Des, et al

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318pp., unpaginated, b/white halftone plate section (archival and private sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head. Photographically-illustrated (Brian Quinn under a judge's watchful eye . . . ) card wrapper minimally bumped and scuffed on rear wrap. A former owner's name on half-title page, and signed by the primary author on title-page, else textblock unmarked. Kiwis and sheep have forever been intrinsically linked, and on that basis the authors, fascinated with the 'world-renowned' Golden Shears Open Championship of New Zealand, combined painstaking research with perceptive human insight and an ear for a good story to string together this fascinating tribute to the supreme physical endurance, dedication and skill of the shearers who have made up thirty years of Golden Shears . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Preface, Introduction, 16 chapters. Appendices (Roll of Honour, Golden Shears Champions, etc.). Author Bio's. Book weight approx. 490g.

Title: LAST SIDE TO GLORY: The Golden Shears Open Championship 1961-1990 (Signed Copy)

Author Name: Williams, Des, et al

Categories: Agriculture/Farming/Livestock, Signed Books, History - Local,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Christchurch, New Zealand, Hazard Press Ltd.: 1991

ISBN Number: 0908790279

ISBN Number 13: 9780908790272

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"

Seller ID: 013325

Keywords: Local History, New Zealand, Sheep Shearing, Golden Shears Open Championship (History), Signed Copy, Williams, Des