0963140000 Signed by the photographer on the first title page. Dust jacket has a couple of short tears. Book itself is like new. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: The Book documents the historic Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia, California. The book contains 86 duotone (black & white reproductions of photographs by William Karl Valentine. These photographs capture all aspects of the park including Willie Shoemaker's last ride and famous horses such as Alyheba and Ferdinand. The Introduction, which tells of track's history, is by long time Racing Form columnist Leon Rasmussen.
About the Author: William Karl Valentine is a documentary photographer who has his photographs in the permanent collections of The Fogg Museum at Harvard, The University of New Mexico, Cal State Long Beach, and The Kentucky Horse Park Museum. Born in 1963 in Pasadena, California this is his first published book. Since 1990 he has had his photographs in over 20 exhibitions across the United States .
Title: Santa Anita
Publisher: Carpenter Assn
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Carpenter and Associates, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1991 edition!!! Book has light shelving wear to the edges and corners, along with two spots of clear staining. At the top right quadrant there is a small spot, less than a centimeter across. Meanwhile the one at the bottom is about an inch long and about a centimeter wide. A possible author's signiture lurks at the bottom of the title page. Aside from the items listed this is a very good copy that remains well-bound with bright pages that are glossy, crisp and unmarked. The dust jacket has light shelving wear including a single closed tear, about a centimeter long. The edges have yellowed some as well. Aside from the items listed this is a very good copy that remains crisp with the cover image sharp, clear and protected via archival cover. Bookseller Inventory # 931388
Book Description Carpenter Assn, U.S.A., 1999. Book Condition: New/Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. William Karl Valentine Photos (illustrator). Signed copy. Photographs by William Karl Valentine. Commentary by Leon Rasmussen. This copy apparently unused -- it is strong and tight with clean pages throughout. NF due to a short red ink remainder mark near spine of lower page block; else Fn and in pristine condition. NF DJ has a 1-inch closed tear near the head of spine that has been archivally repaired. DJ now protected in an archival mylar cover. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 10-401482
Book Description Carpenter and Associates, La Crescenta, 1991. Black Boards. Book Condition: Fine Book. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine Dustjacket. Photographic Plates By William Karl Valentine (illustrator). First Edition. Book Is Fine, No Wear, Inscribed " To ------ One Of Santa Anita's Loyalist Fans. Best Wishes William Karl Valentine 1/11/1992". Dj With Slight Wear, And Five Short Closed Tears, Mostly 1/2", One 1 1/2" With An Associated Long Diagonal Crease. Inscribed By William Karl Vale. Bookseller Inventory # 035711
Book Description Carpenter Assn, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110963140000
Book Description Carpenter Assn, La Crescent, California, U.S.A., 1999. Hardbound. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. William Karl Valentine (illustrator). No Additional Printings Stated. Black glossy binding with embossed title, clean and tight, signed by William Karl Valentine on the half title page, 84 black and white photos; jacket is clean and bright, three small closed edge tears. Afterword by Bill Jay. Size: 10" by 12" oblong. Signed by Illustrator(s). Book. Bookseller Inventory # 019789
Book Description Carpenter Assn, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 0963140000