History of the British turf from the earliest period to the present day. by James Christie Whyte

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Published by H. Colburn in London .

Written in English

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  • Horse-racing -- Great Britain

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StatementBy James Christie Whyte.
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LC ClassificationsSF345 .W63
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL6544990M
LC Control Number12016757
OCLC/WorldCa2474732

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