Ruffian by Milton C. Toby

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Published by Eclipse Press in Lexington, Ky .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Ruffian (Race horse),
  • Race horses

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Milton C. Toby.
SeriesThoroughbred legends ;, no. 13
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF355.R8 T64 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3957647M
ISBN 101581500599
LC Control Number2001090255
OCLC/WorldCa49243295

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