Backward Glances: Reminiscences of an Old New-Yorker

New York: Privately Printed, 1914.

Frontispiece portrait and many other illustrations, some with lettered tissue guards , facsimile letters and documents. 275 pp., tall 8vo, grey cloth (lightly rubbed). New York: Privately Printed, 1914. First Edition. Scarce.

A personal memoir of the horse racing and trotting sport as it evolved in New York through the 19th century. The author's family and he owned and raced thoroughbreds, and trotting horses, and were key members in the Union Course, Long Island. Of particular interest is the exhaustive 75 page index Floyd-Jones appended to the work which details every name, horse, and event mentioned in the book.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good(+)
Language: English

Price: $250.00

Item #275498

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