Biographical encyclopedia of British flat racing

by Roger Mortimer

Publisher: Macdonald and Jane"s in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statement[by] Roger Mortimer, Richard Onslow, Peter Willett.
ContributionsOnslow, Richard, joint author., Willett, Peter, joint author.
LC ClassificationsSF336.A2 M67
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 699 p. ;
Number of Pages699
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4481332M
ISBN 100354085360
LC Control Number79309727

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