Breeding Thoroughbreds

By: Wall, Colonel John F.

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Book Condition: Near Fine


Crisp 1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards with bright white titles. Former owner's tidy name on fep, text crisp and unmarked. Faint foxing on first few leaves. Unclipped DJ in new mylar shows small-moderate chips and few closed tears but displays ok in new mylar. 180 pp. with 61 black-and-white illustrations many photos plus a folding pedigree of Family No. 8 (The Bustler Mare) which is often missing. John F. Wall, retired Colonel in the U.S. Cavalry, was a leading American authority on the horse, and as the author of "Thoroughbred Bloodlines" and other books, had a large following in the horse-world. Chapters include: Intro: Qualifications of the Breeder/ Definitions/ Acknowledgments/ Laws of Heredity/ Whence the Thoroughbred/ Pedigrees and Stud Books/ The Jersey Act/ Bruce Lowe's Theories/ Foundation Mares/ Sires/ Maternal Influence/ Selection/ Inbreeding - Out crossing/ Additional Theories/ Speed and Stamina/ Practical Factors in Mating.

Title: Breeding Thoroughbreds

Author Name: Wall, Colonel John F.

Illustrator: Photographs

Categories: HORSE BREEDING & YOUNG HORSE TRAINING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 33797

Keywords: BLOODSTOCK, HORSE RACING, FLAT STEEPLECHASING, NATIONAL HUNT RACING,