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The Horse of the Desert. Introduction by Major-General James G. Harbord and Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn

The Horse of the Desert. Introduction by Major-General James G. Harbord and Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn

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The Horse of the Desert. Introduction by Major-General James G. Harbord and Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn

by Brown, William Robinson

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New York: Derrydale Press, 1929. First edition, no. 47 of 75 large paper copies signed by the author on collophon page. Color frontispiece after Harrington Bird and three other color plates, 46 halftone plates, illustrations in text. xxvii, [3], 218 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to. Original full blue morocco gilt, t.e.g. Fine copy. First edition, no. 47 of 75 large paper copies signed by the author on collophon page. Color frontispiece after Harrington Bird and three other color plates, 46 halftone plates, illustrations in text. xxvii, [3], 218 pp. 1 vols. Large 4to. Siegel 25; Frazier B-19-D; Podeschi 364

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Title
The Horse of the Desert. Introduction by Major-General James G. Harbord and Professor Henry Fairfield Osborn
Author
Brown, William Robinson
Format/Binding
Color frontispiece after Harrington Bird and three other color plates, 46 halftone plates, illustrations in text. xxvii, [3], 21
Book Condition
Used - Original full blue morocco gilt, t.e.g. Fine copy
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition, no. 47 of 75 large paper copies signed by the aut
Publisher
Derrydale Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1929
Keywords
Horses | Derrydale Press
Bookseller catalogs
Private Press; Sports & Games;

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