Item #021377 Aintree: Grand Nationals Past and Present. Paul Brown.
Aintree: Grand Nationals Past and Present

Aintree: Grand Nationals Past and Present

NY: Derrydale Press, 1930. One of 850 copies. 4to: red cloth stamped on front in gilt and brown. Some water spotting to covers, mostly on the back, minor tideline to endpapers (1/8"). Browning from newspaper clipping to two pages otherwise internally clean and tight. Good. Item #021377

INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING ON HALF-TITLE. "To my dear friends the Newcombs. Knowing them and being in their company has and always will mean so much to me. Paul Brown." Churchill and Edith Newcomb owned farms in Greenwood, Albemarle County VA, and Purcelville in Loudon. Churchill grew up in Lousiville KY and was a descendant of the Churchills who donated the land for Churchill Downs. Newspaper clipping of an article by Newcomb laid in, along with a flyer from the Cunard Line suggesting travel to the Grand National in Liverpool.

Price: $350.00

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