Our American Horse

By: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

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Book Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition in blue cloth boards with bright gilt illustration and titles on frt board. Lower fore edge of both boards faded, bit of discoloration on pastedns and endpps in same area, text unaffected. Tips and spine ends sharp. NOT exlib. Tiny, obscure vintage bookstore sticker on foot of fep. 114 pg well illustrated text is crisp and unmarked. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar somewhat tatty along top edge w/small closed tears and few small chips, still displays well. This is the story of the American Horse. Beginning with the Mustang, the narrative progresses to our own day (ending in 1944) and the part the horse is playing in the American war effort. The author traces the evolution of the horse from the dawn horse, through horse of the ice age, to horses introduced to North America by Cortez, to the opening of the west and tells of the achievements of some of America's most renowned horses including the following and more: Mustang, Wild Horses, Morgan horses, Police Horses, Polo Ponies, Pony Express, Fire Horses, Coach Horses, Clydesdales, Circus Horses, Burros, Canal Horses, Belgian Horse, American Saddle Horse, Arabian Horse, Clydesdales, Hackney, Percheron, Prejvalsky's Horse, Shetland Pony, Spanish Horses, Shire Horses, American Trotting Horse, Standardbred Horse, Thoroughbred, Welsh Pony.

Title: Our American Horse

Author Name: Hogner, Dorothy Childs

Illustrator: Hogner, Nils

Categories: HORSE BREEDS & HISTORY,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd.: 1944

ISBN Number: 1258808390

ISBN Number 13: 9781258808396

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 44122

Keywords: Mustang, Wild Horses, Morgan Poloce, Polo Ponies, Pony Express, Fire Coach Clydesdales, Circus Burros, Canal Horse, Belgian Draft Horses, American Saddle Horse, Arabian, Hackney, Percheron, Prejvalksy's.,