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HORSES AND AMERICANS

by Stong, Phil

Condition: Very Good/No Dust Jacket


Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc. (1946) 334 pp. Original red cloth covers w/ gilt title on spine. Spine a bit sunned and rubbed; ends bumped. Light dusting to edges of text block. Illust. w/ a color frontispiece and one hundred and three illustrations from old prints and photographs. Contents nice.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Kurt Wiese (Endpaper and Chapter Heads). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Shoemaker Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 15276
  • Title: HORSES AND AMERICANS
  • Author: Stong, Phil
  • Illustrator: Kurt Wiese (Endpaper and Chapter Heads)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Place: Garden City, NY
  • Keywords: ANIMALS HORSES HORSE AMERICAN HISTORY UNITED STATES AMERICA SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS NONFICTION GENERAL ILLUSTRATED WIESE KURT
  • Bookseller catalogs: Animals;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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