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Magazine - Sports Novels, August 1958 Document Reg. No: HT 8485

Summary:
Magazine published in Sydney in August 1958, and proclaims itself to be `Australia's leading sporting magazine'. It contains a number of articles related to boxing, football (both rugby and Australian rules), golf and athletics.There is also a four page article on the 1950s Australian race horse `Tulloch', with the theme `Is Tulloch greater than Phar Lap'.
Description:
Rectangular magazine consisting of fifty thin paper papers inside a glossy paper cover. The pages are attached by two metal staples. Inside is printed in black ink with extensive text, illustrations and photographs. On the front cover is the title `Sports Novels', information about the contents and a coloured photograph of two rugby players, as well as the name `Ireland' written in pencil. On the back cover is an advertisement for a Kriesler Triplex portable radio.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.30 cm (Height), 18.50 cm (Width), 27.55 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: horse racing, horses, sport, racing industry, magazines, making history - phar lap
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Phar Lap Collection
Primary Classification: SPORT
Secondary Classification: Horse Racing
Tertiary Classification: publications
Inscriptions: Printed on cover: For AUGUST/ SPORTS/ 2'- NOVELS/ Is Tulloch/ greater than/ Phar Lap?/ INSIDE: JIM/BROUGH/ tells his/ own/ story/ Registerd in Australia for/ transmission as a periodical.

Handwritten on cover: Ireland

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