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Marion duPont Scott Deluxe Leather Limited Edition #335 w/ Case
Montpelier by Marion duPont Scott Deluxe Leather Limited Edition #335 w/ Case
1976. Please see book description below as well as pictures! Montpelier: Recollections of Marion duPont Scott As Told To Gerald Strine - 1976 Deluxe Leather Limited Edition #335 (500) Scarce Laid in 1947 Postcard of Montpelier Gardens Signed By Marion duPont Scott (With Orange County Postmark) Silk Bookmarks (2) In Racing Colors of Montpelier Marbled End-papers Gilt On All 3 Sides Housed In Deluxe Clamshell Box* Large Format - Approx 14" x 11.50" - 219 pages - color and black white photos Free Shipping - over 9 pounds before packaging Please see pictures for more information and detail Marion duPont Scott (May 3, 1894 - September 4, 1983) was a philanthropist and a thoroughbred horse-breeder who operated a racing stable for both flat and steeplechase racing. She was the last private owner of Montpelier, the mansion and land estate of former United States President James Madison. At the time of her death, she bequeathed Montpelier to the National Trust for Historic Preservation and established an endowment for its maintenance; it had been designated a National Historic Landmark. (Wikipedia) Marion duPont Scott (1894-1983) was an internationally renowned Virginia horse breeder and owner of Montpelier, James Madison's Orange County home. A great-granddaughter of the founder of E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Mrs. Scott grew up at Montpelier. For a time, she was married to Hollywood actor Randolph Scott. She owned and bred several famous racehorses including Battleship, who won both the British and American Grand National Steeplechases, and Mongo, who won more than $800,000 in … [Click Below for Full Description]
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