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HORSES AND AMERICANS: Author's Autograph Edition

by Stong, Phil [Philip Duffield]

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket


New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1939. 334 pp. Original brown cloth covers w/ gilt title on dark brown cloth spine. Binding lightly soiled w/ modest rubbing to spine ends. #41 of 500 copies. SIGNED BY PHILIP DUFFIELD STONG. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste-down. Light foxing to endpapers. Illust. w/ a color frontispiece, and 103 illustrations from old prints and photos. Contents nice.. Signed by Author. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Kurt Wiese (Endpaper and Chapter Heads). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited Edition.
  • Bookseller: Shoemaker Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10543ANM
  • Title: HORSES AND AMERICANS: Author's Autograph Edition
  • Author: Stong, Phil [Philip Duffield]
  • Illustrator: Kurt Wiese (Endpaper and Chapter Heads)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1939
  • Keywords: ANIMALS HORSES HORSE BREEDS SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS AMERICAN HISTORY UNITED STATES NONFICTION GENERAL ILLUSTRATED WIESE KURT 1887 1974 AUTHORS STONG PHILIP PHIL DUFFIELD 1899 1957
  • Bookseller catalogs: Animals;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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