A Touch of Greatness

By: Anderson, C. W.

Price: $35.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


First edition, first printing hardcover in sage green textured paper covered boards with black titles shows lightly bumped and brushed spine ends, tips still sharp. Landscape format book is longer than it is tall: 8.75 x 11 3/8", 96 pp ecru colored leaves are crisp and unmarked. Vintage, tiny 1 2/8" x 3/8" gold sticker on front pastedown says: Museum of Racing - Saratoga Springs on center of frt pastedown. Unclipped illustrated dust jacket is a professional reproduction and shows some color loss and small rubs at tips but displays well in new mylar. An important book for horse lovers of all ages, presenting ten well-known thoroughbreds who, although not among the greatest of all horses, have at least "a touch of greatness." Includes the following horses: Wise Counsellor, Bolingbroke, Billy Barton, Marguerite, Bee Mac, Dawn Play, Dark Secret, Market Wise, Marriage, Display.

Title: A Touch of Greatness

Author Name: Anderson, C. W.

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: HORSE RACING & CHASING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Co.: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 45164

Keywords: TB Racing, Thoroughbred Horses, Race Horses, Flat Racing, Wise Counsellor, Bolingbroke, Billy Barton, Marguerite, Bee Mac, Dawn Play, Dark Secret, Market Wise, Marriage, Display.,