Vintage Humor: All Horse Players Die Broke by Damon Runyan Hardcover 1946 Del Mar Turf Club - Horse Racing


Title: All Horse Players Die Broke

Author: Damon Runyan

Description: Light brown leatherette boards with a cartoon of the author on the cover. Some general soiling to boards. Minor chipping at head and tail of spine and starting cracks at tips of spine. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste down and rubber stamp on rear paste down. Acidification to the borders of the paste downs from the binder's glue. Interior is clean.

A selection of the author's writings about horses and horse players. Published in "a limited edition especially for the patrons attending the opening of the 1946 racing season of the Del Mar Turf Club, and for our newspaper friends throughout the world." San Diego's Del Mar Turf Club (aka Del Mar Thoroughbred Club) was founded in 1936, Bing Crosby being a co-founder and its first president, with races held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Good

Publisher: Del Mar Turf Club

Place: San Diego

Year: 1946

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 6 x 4.5 inches.

Pages: 51 pages.

Keywords: horse racing, horseplayers, betting,

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