Shanghai Paper Hunt Club - A Short Resume of the Season 1929-1930. - Major E. H. McMichael 1930 - North-China Daily News & Herald Ltd., Shanghai - First and Only Edition An extremely rare and fine little one-off production, only printed for this particular season. As explained in the foreword ‘For certain reasons it was deemed undesirable to publish the accounts of the past Season’s Hunts in the daily press, but in order that a complete record of the sport during 1929-30 might be preserved for future reference, the Stewards considered that it would be much appreciated, both by members and friends, if some account of the Hunts held could be published in pamphlet form.’ Why it was ‘deemed undesirable’ they do not explain.

A fine copy illustrated with 20 photographs and two sketches. The resume covers nine Paper Hunts and three Handicap races from November 24th, 1929 to February 23rd, 1930. With a list of events for the Shanghai Hounds’ Drag Hunts Season of 1929-30 to the rear.
  Major E. H. McMichael was a British trader working for the house of Frazar & Co, he was a Major - o. Commercial, with Frazar & Co.; Volunteer Corps Service - Captain, Shanghai Light Horse, Shanghai Volunteer Corps: office address lb Jinkee Road.

Tall octavo (size 24.8 x 15.4 cm), pp. 32. In publisher’s sewn cream card wrappers, front panel lettered bordered and illustrated in brown.
  Condition:   Ref: 109155   Price: HK$ 9,000