VALLEY OF THE KINGS: A History of the W.S. Cox Plate

By: Kirkwood, Rhett and Meldrum, Brian

Price: $45.60

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Book Condition: Very Good +


212pp., plus (iii). Printed endpapers. Intext, b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped head and heel. Bright gilt titles. Minor bumps on lower foredge corners. Textblock pristine. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn and bumped on spine. A most fascinating book for anyone interested in the history of horse-racing in Victoria/Australia - it tells the story of Australia's premier weight-for-age race - The W. (William) S. (Samuel) Cox Plate . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Author Bio's. A Farm Transformed. A Club is Born. short chapters. The Plates (year by year: 1922 to 1999). The Records. Book weight approx. 1.16 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.

Title: VALLEY OF THE KINGS: A History of the W.S. Cox Plate

Author Name: Kirkwood, Rhett and Meldrum, Brian

Categories: Sport - Australia, Australian History, Australiana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Glen Iris, Victoria, Australia, Equus Marketing: 2000

ISBN Number: 0957797303

ISBN Number 13: 9780957797307

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 013361

Keywords: Sport, Biography, Australia, Horse Racing, Moonee Valley Racing Club (History), W.S. Cox Plate (History), Kirkwood, Rhett, Meldrum, Brian