Fasig's Tales of the Turf with Memoir [with added material]

Gocher, W.H. Fasig's Tales of the Turf with Memoir. Hartford: Author 1903. 314p + 1 photo. Covers wear. Ex libris Harry Worcester Smith; 1927 Horse Review article laid in (on the "golden age" of the American road horse). ** Part 1 is a long life of William B. Fasig, his varied roles in harness racing, and his auction business. Part 2 is a selection of Fasig's many articles about the sport from Wallace's Monthly, The Horse Review, and other journals. With much on driving in Cleveland, and a detailed chapter on how to lay out and grade a trotting track. There are many nuggets of information here for historians of 19th-century harness racing. (Not in Wells). Item #13243

Price: $50.00

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