Sur le Turf: Courses Plates et Steeple-Chases
Crafty

Crafty. Sur le Turf: Courses Plates et Steeple-Chases. Paris: Plon, Nourrit, 1899. 400p, ca. 200 line ills. by the author (chiefly small, some full-page plates). Very good hardcover (back cover lightly soiled; spine lightly sunned; outer pages foxed). Handsomely rebound in three-quarter leather (brown and cream). Original paper back cover and spine bound in at rear. Bookplate of B. Peyrot des Gachons. In French. ** Crafty was the pen name of Victor Gerusez, the popular and prolific humorous illustrator of equestrian life in fin-de-siecle France. Here he turns his attention to the (mis)adventures of racing around Paris. Heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. (Item ID: 16174)

$250.00

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