Famous Racing Men, with Anecdotes and Portraits - with - Tales of the Turf and the Chase - “Thormanby” 1882 - James Hogg, London - First Editions Two books bound into one, amusing encounters with the great characters of equestrian England in the 1800's.

With portraits and illustrations by Randolph Caldecott. Fabulous ad to rear with a sketch of a London Banker.

Includes the anecdote
Half an Hour with a Sporting Prophet
  In publishers pictorial binding, publishers ads bound in.
Reference: Loder,
Bibliography of Horse Racing, 153 & 1521. Variant binding. No reference of these two titles being bound into one book, but the publisher and first edition dates are the same, so it is possible the publisher offered both together.
pp. 128; 128.
  Condition: Near fine, light rubbing to spine and corners of boards.   Ref: 101998   Price: HK$ 1,800