THE CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP. The story of a great steeplechase.
London.Pelham Books. 1984. ISBN 0720714990. Hardback with pictorial dust-wrapper. First edition. Head and heel of spine and lower corners a little bumped; edges of wrapper a trifle creased; else a very good, internally bright and clean copy. Presentation copy from the author, together with a four page hand-written letter loosely laid in, to Julian & Kathleen Symons. Inscription to front free endpaper reads: 'To Julian and Kathleen With much love & affection from John Welcome. At least the pictures are nice!'The recipients were the crime writer Julian Symons and his wife Kathleen.