For a fee, Jonah Dereham agrees to bid on a young steeplechaser on behalf of a wealthy American woman. When two thugs claim ownership of the horse, Jonah must figure out the high-stakes game being played.For a fee, Jonah Dereham agrees to bid on a young steeplechaser on behalf of a wealthy American woman. When two thugs claim ownership of the horse, Jonah must figure out the high-stakes game being played.Read Less
Very good. F-/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing. Book has slight slant and owner name on half-title page. Jacket has wear at ends of slightly toned and faded spine. We offer a LIFETIME GUARANTEE. Contact us for details.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. First edition, signed by author on title page. Another fine entry in Dick Francis's world of high-money and high-stakes horse racing. DJ spine is faded, jacket overall shows tanning and fading at the spine, small chips to head and foot of spine and fold edges. Some small tears along the top front and back edge, not price-clipped. All of our first editions are first printings unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are protected with clear archival wraps and we pack each book like it's a Tiffany egg.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 8vo; [iv], 217,  pages. 0060113391. A Very Good+ First Printing of the First Edition, tips little bumped, foxing to top page block. In Very Good+, lightly tanned dust-jacket, spine ends little chipped. Signed by author Dick Francis directly on the title page; "The announcement of a new Dick Francis is as promising of excitement as the bugle call to the post. Kockdown is one of his best and his best is very good indeed."-Heywood Hale Broun
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