Racing Life of Lord George Cavndish Bentinck
Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1892. William Blackwood and Sons. 1st Edition. Ex-Library
From the Racing Library - with property stamp on front endpaper and mark No. 99 on front endpaper and spine. Shows sign of repair (book tape) along front endpaper and front board. Heavy foxing on front few pages, then mostly clean throughout. Corners bumped, edge and shelf-wear. Bound in brown cloth with gilt insignia and letterings. 1st Edition.
Lord George Bentinck was an English politician and racehorse owner noted for his role in unseating Sir Robert Peel over the Corn Laws. He held a deep interest in horses racing and gambling.