HUNTER, Robert: The Racing Calendar for the Year 1864
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BOUND BY GALWEY FOR THE EARL OF HOWTH IN FINE BINDING WITH FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF THE CURRAGH
Dublin: Printed for the Proprietor by Robert Carrick, and Sold at the Publisher’s Office, No. 2, Margaret Place (Mountjoy Square), 1864. 12mo. pp. lxxi, , 374. Bound by Galwey Binder, Dublin (name in gilt on upper turn-in) in contemporary full navy morocco elaborately tooled in gilt. Earl of Howth / Stewart / of the Turf Club, in gilt on upper cover. Spine with six panels, title and year in gilt direct in second and third, the remainder tooled in gilt to a centre-andcorner design; turn-ins gilt; green and gold endbands; cream endpapers; foredge painting of a horse at winning post, presumably at the Curragh. Light wear to spine ends and small piece of leather missing at heel. All edges gilt. A near fine copy of a rare Galwey binding. No copy located on COPAC. Containing an account of Plates to be run, Colours, List of Steeplechases throughout Ireland, Running Horses and Owners, Winners, Stakes, Mares and Stallions, and a ten page list of subscribers.
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