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Rogues Go Racing

£19.99

Product description

Good & Betts, London, 1947. Hardback. 192 Pages. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. Green covers with black lettering to spine. Wear and fading to spine ends. Gift inscription to front free end paper. Frontispiece photograph of the author. In his Introduction Mr Geoffrey Gilbey states that the author was the man who had done the most for racing between the wars, despite the fact that his name was not well-known. Born in Manchester and serving nearly 25 years in the services, in April 1920 Mr Bebbington secured an appointment with the Royal Calcutta Turf Club as assistant to the Clerk of the Course. Eventually he became Senior Jockey Club Supervisor of Racecourse Detective Personnel and this book is the story of that career. Stories of blackmailers, card-sharpers, confidence tricksters, tic-tac men, pickpockets, doping, etc.

Item details

Author(s):
W. Bebbington
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
7.5" x 5"
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Good & Betts, London
Title:
Rogues Go Racing

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Good & Betts, London, 1947. Hardback. 192 Pages. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. Green covers with black lettering to spine. Wear and fading to spine ends. Gift inscription to front free end paper. Frontispiece photograph of the author. In his Introduction Mr Geoffrey Gilbey states that the author was the man who had done the most for racing between the wars, despite the fact that his name was not well-known. Born in Manchester and serving nearly 25 years in the services, in April 1920 Mr Bebbington secured an appointment with the Royal Calcutta Turf Club as assistant to the Clerk of the Course. Eventually he became Senior Jockey Club Supervisor of Racecourse Detective Personnel and this book is the story of that career. Stories of blackmailers, card-sharpers, confidence tricksters, tic-tac men, pickpockets, doping, etc.

Author(s):
W. Bebbington
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
7.5" x 5"
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Good & Betts, London
Title:
Rogues Go Racing

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