The Big Book of Horses [fine copy]

Chase, Edward L.

Published by Grosset & Dunlap, 1954
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Title: The Big Book of Horses [fine copy]

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition


Chase, Edward L. The Big Book of Horses. NY: Grosset & Dunlap 1954. A "Big Treasure" book. 42p, many color ills. by the author. Very good plasticized boards; no d.j., as issued. Lightly shelf-rubbed at the corners (photo is slightly cropped and may not show this). A few light spots and fading on the back cover. ** Introduction for children to different breeds, tack, care, etc. The memorable center-spread of a chestnut horse, "Conformation," is spectacular. This is a very bright, tight, clean copy-- by far the best we've ever seen. It's usually read to pieces. Shipping/handling may be extra. Bookseller Inventory # 14362

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