Condition: Acceptable

Author: ‘John Welcome’    First Edition – hardcover with dust jacket   Pages: 118   Published by: Constable of London in 1957  B&W Photos

The race was first run in 1924, so this is a unique opportunity to acquire a copy of the book in preparation for the race’s 100th anniversary next year.

John Needham Huggard Brennan wrote this book under his pseudonym ‘John Welcome’.  He was a lawyer who wrote a number of books about horse racing and also edited a number of stories with author Dick Francis.

Note: the photo is of the actual book you will receive; I have endeavoured to capture the colouring as best I can. If you have any questions regarding the brightness, contrast or luminosity, please contact me prior to purchase.

Notes on condition – as returns will not be accepted based on the condition as described & shown, please contact me prior to purchase if you require any further information:

  • there is considerable foxing which is contained in the most part, to the outer edges of the pages (see last 3 photos);
  • the inside front flap of the dustjacket has been cut diagonally (see 3rd photo)
  • the dustjacket has ‘chipping’ and wear, commensurate with age; and
  • please view the photos included with the listing as these form an integral part of the description.

*Postage Sizing: Large Item*      

If you would like to purchase additional *medium or large-sized items* with this order, they will not qualify for flat rate postage. Please contact me prior to purchase for a postage quote.