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Racing calendar [electronic resource].

Standardized Title:
Racing calendar (London, England : Weatherby : Collected issues)
Publication:
London [England : Printed and sold by A[lexander]. Grant ..., <1773-
Series:
Eighteenth century collections online. Part 2: New editions
Format/Description:
Journal/Periodical
v. ; 18 cm (12⁰)
Semiannual (Collected issues), 1846-
Began with: volume the first (1773)-
Subjects:
Race horses -- England -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Horse-racing -- England -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Horse breeding -- England -- Periodicals -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Periodicals -- England -- 18th century.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Great Britain England Newmarket.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Notes:
Editor and compiler: James Weatherby; from 1794-1830 compiled by E. and J. Weatherby.
Title varies slightly after 1809.
Some volumes include half-title and subscribers list.
Imprint varies; later issues give: Alex. Grant as the printer, while from 1777-1800 the printer's name is H. Reynell.
"Weatherby's Racing book for 1773, was published on the 3d of February last [i.e. 1774], and may be had at Mr. Tattersall's, Hyde-Park Corner; Mr. Grant's, no. 5, Bridges-street, Covent-Garden, London; the coffee-house in Newmarket; and at the printing-office [of Anne Ward], Coney-street, York."
Original issues for 1777 also give names of booksellers and distributors for annual volumes, including: Benj. Lund at Mrs. Ward's, printer in York; Mr. Harrop, printer in Manchester; Mr. Monk, printer in Chester; and Mrs. Bassnet, stationer in Bath.
Twentieth century issues <1902- > are published for the Jockey Club.
Includes lists of future races at all English courses, race results for courses in Great Britain and Ireland, news of horse sales, blood stock, stallions at stud, prizes awarded; with advertisements for horse medicines, farriers, saddles and other equipment.
Description based on: Volume the twelfth, for 1784.
"Annual" refers to the year's racing season, which generally runs from early April to November, depending on the weather.
Individual issues renumbered from "1" at the start of each racing season.
Collects biweekly issues of the Racing Calendar.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford).
Finding Aid/Index:
Owners and their horses; stallions at stud.
Cited in:
NCBEL, II:1370
Ward, W.S. Index of serials, p. 136
NEWSPLAN. East Midlands, p. 392
English Short Title Catalog, P6397.
Contributor:
Weatherby, James, 1773-1836, comp.
[Grant, Alexander, d. 1801], publisher.
Reynell, H. (Henry), d. 1811, printer.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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