Hoofbeats. Drawings and Comments. 1938 Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition

By: Halpin, Warren T.

Price: $50.00

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Book Condition: Good


Signed, limited first edition numbered #164 of 1500 printings. Good 1st edition, no dj. Moderate surface soil on red, blue & white tattersall cloth, corners bumped with lower cover tip rubbed through, head of spine cloth chipped and paste-on paper title label is tatty round the edges. 1939 gift dedication on fep. Book is oversized at 9"x 13" x 1.5" and features title and silhouette image of trotting horse in gold. Introductions by Stewart B.Iglehart, Henry G. Vaughn and William DuPont Jr. 283 pages are tight and clean, includes 65 pencil drawings, none in color. If it had a colored frontispiece, it is now missing. The majority represents three popular horse sports, Polo, Hunting and Steeplechasing, with a smaller section at the end for miscellaneous including: Coaching, Inspection, Good Pudding, Sold, His First Pony, Study of an English Hound, A Yearling at Play, Sketches of Hounds, Slippery. Each section consists of titled pencil drawings and a corresponding text which can vary from a sentence or two to a couple of paragraphs.

Title: Hoofbeats. Drawings and Comments. 1938 Signed, Numbered, Limited Edition

Author Name: Halpin, Warren T.

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: HORSE BREEDS & HISTORY,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: PA, J.B. Lippincott: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller Id: 28620

Keywords: Numbered, Limited Edition, Polo, Foxhunting, Fox Hunting, Steeplechasing, Foxhounds, Coaching, Ponies.,