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Blood Stock (1989)[with James Macgregor]

Safe Bet (1998),

Dead Weight (2001), Inside Track (2002)

Stalking Horse (2003)

By John Francome

London - Headline

9.5" by 6.25"

250pp; 280pp; 279pp; 311pp; 311pp

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

DETAILS

Four First Editions of John Francome novels. Bloodstock is a bookclub edition.

Bound in paper with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrappers.

John Francome MBE (1952 -) is a former National Hunt Champion Jockey.

After retiring Francome was awarded a MBE in 1986 for services to racing. He was a trainer for 18 months before becoming a TV presenter for Channel 4's horse racing broadcasts. Like another former jockey, Dick Francis, Francome has taken to writing works of fiction, and his books have featured on bestseller lists.

CONDITION

The bindings are tight and firm. There is almost no wear to the extremities. There is almost no wear to the dust wrappers. Internally the pages are bright and clean. Overall the condition of the books is near fine with near fine dust wrappers.

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