The racing calendar: containing an account of the plates, matches, and sweepstakes, run for in Great-Britain and Ireland, in the year 1773 [etc.]. Together with an abstract of all the matches, sweepstakes, &c. now made, to be run at Newmarket, from the Craven Meeting 1774, to the year 1778. And of several matches, &c, made for York, Bath, and many other places.
1773 - 1831
Place of origin
Calke Abbey, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
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v. ; 12mo. Holdings: vols. 5 (1777), 11 (1783), 19 (1792), 22 (1794), 39 (1812), 42 (1815) & 45 (1817). Loosely inserted strips of paper in vols 5 & 11 marking references to Sir Harry Harpur's horses. Provenance: Sir Harry Harpur appears in the list of subscribers (including vols. 19 and 22 issued after his death) [i.e. Sir Henry (Harry) Harpur, 6th Baronet (1739-1789)]. Binding: Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century full brown calf. Sewn on 2 cords (+ 3 false raised bands). Red and green spine labels, lettered in gilt.
Makers and roles
Edward Weatherby James Weatherby (1783-1836)