Fasig's Tales of the Turf with Memoir

Gocher, W.H. Fasig's Tales of the Turf with Memoir. Hartford: Author 1903. 314p + 1 photo. Good hardcover (covers spotted, edges rubbed; labels removed from endpapers). No d.j., probably as issued. ** Part 1 is a long biography 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) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. Item #4869

Price: $20.00

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