Full Tilt. The Sporting Memoirs of Foxhall Keene. Polo, Alden Hatch, Foxhall Keene.
Full Tilt. The Sporting Memoirs of Foxhall Keene
Full Tilt. The Sporting Memoirs of Foxhall Keene
Full Tilt. The Sporting Memoirs of Foxhall Keene

Full Tilt. The Sporting Memoirs of Foxhall Keene.

New York: The Derrydale Press, [1938].

First edition, no. 819 of 950 copies. Illustrated with a colored frontispiece of Foxhall Keene by Richard B. Adam plus 13 pages of plates from photographs and drawings. xiii, [iii], 170 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Full blue cloth gilt, spine slightly faded, else fine. Bookplate of M.L. Biscotti. Siegel 131; Frazier H-6-a. Item #242427

The life and accomplishments of all round sportsman Foxhall Keene, in steeplechasing, foxhunting, polo, and many other pursuits. Keene was part of the first American international polo match in 1886; he remarks, “In those days everything in polo was for blood”; and the British beat the Americans hollow for the first couple of matches.

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