The Arab Horse, the Thoroughbred, and the Turf. James Penn Boucaut.
The Arab Horse, the Thoroughbred, and the Turf
The Arab Horse, the Thoroughbred, and the Turf

Scarce Arabian Horse Book, in Jacket

The Arab Horse, the Thoroughbred, and the Turf

Notes: A collection of anecdotes, many culled from published sources, about Arabian thoroughbred horses by an Australian expert on the subject. "Many books were written by Arabian horse enthusiasts in the nineteenth century. The best for engaging directly with the question of Thoroughbred breeding include ... The Arab Horse, the Thoroughbred, and the Turf."—Rebecca Louise Cassidy, Horse People, p. 195.

Foreword by Sir George H. Reid. xi, 222 pages.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). Pages slightly foxed, else a solid very good copy in the publisher's red cloth. In a jacket tanned and cracked at the spine, and somewhat inexpertly repaired with Japanese tissue on the verso (back). The scarce jacket is also chipped at the spine ends and corners.

Publication: London: Arthur F. Bird, 1912.

Item No: #308356

Price: $250

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