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Decade of Champions

Reeves, Richard Stone; Robinson, Patrick

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ISBN 10: 0848705084 / ISBN 13: 9780848705084
Published by Fine Arts Enterprises, New York, 1980
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Deluxe Limited First Edition. Full leather (hard cover), gilt title, decoration, a.e.g., housed in publisher's linen, red felt lined clam-shell box. (15.5 x 12.25 inches). 189 pages; color illustrations by the noted artist. One of only 350 deluxe copies, SIGNED by Robinson and INSCRIBED by Reeves on the limitation page. Book designed by Philip Gruskin and handbound by A. Horowitz & Sons, Bookbinder. Arguably the finest horse racing book by the team of Robinson and Reeves. An "as new" copy in the protective box showing just light wear Size: Oblong Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 003835

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Title: Decade of Champions

Publisher: Fine Arts Enterprises, New York

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Leather

Illustrator: Richard Stone Reeves (1919-2005)

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed

Edition: Limited First Edition.

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Both Volumes sold together. Classic Lines is limited edition, signed by the author. More than 100 paintings, drawings and skecthes including 66 color plates after paintings by Patrick Robinson. Calf backstrip with bronze lettering over black cloth; bronze stamp of a jockey to front panel; non-price clipped illustrated dustwrapper, tan endsheets. Paintings of legendary racehorses from 1948 to 1974 including Man O'War, Native Dancer and Hyperion. Offsetting to dustwrapper from calf spine as usual and a little wear to extremities. Decade of Champions shows some chipping on the tail edge of the dust jacket, small piece missing dj near spine. otherwise a fine copy. Decade of Champions: Catalogue of the 62 paintings in color. Gilt lettered black backstrip over blind stamped natural linen, non-price clipped illustrated dust wrapper, decorated endsheets.

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