Substantial, large format and copiously illustrated, this is the magnum opus of a former Keeper of the Greyhound Stud Book and Secretary of the National Coursing Club, whose family has bred greyhounds since the 1920’s. From the Classical period to Altcar and the Waterloo Cup, up to the banning of the sport in 2005.
This Olympic hero was born in China and spent much of his life there, dying in a Japanese internment camp in 1945. A far stranger and more interesting life than that suggested in the film Chariots of Fire.
This is a staggering production. Besides cheering any crazy potholers among our customers, we hope it will raise the spirits of a few despondent bibliophiles who imagine that the internet has rendered books such as this unfeasable. It records every known cave on the island of Mallorca (and it’s riddled with them, vast and small), providing detailed descriptions, plans & elevations. It is produced by a small independent publisher based in the north-west of the island. Señor Encinas would make Coleridge think again. Text in Spanish.