By: Montgomery, Rutherford

Price: $150.00

Quantity: 1 available

Author's presentation copy signed by R.M. on fep: "Mary & Dave, a horse on you from Monty south Love Rutherford Montgomery Santa Barbara Calif May 7, 1962". Stated first edition, Brilliant tan cloth hardcover book itself is near fine showing bumped (not rubbed) spine ends, tips remain fairly sharp with color loss. NOT exlib. Brilliant collectible copy shows sunning on both boards, and light foxing on endpprs. 131 pp text is crisp, unmarked and a *tad* musty but you really need to stick your face into it. Book is in a complete, unclipped professionally reproduced color dust wrapper with chips at tips and spine ends. Displays well in new mylar and has kept this book in fine form. Frontispiece and b/w photographs. Biography of the grey plow horse purchased and rescued off the back of a farm truck on it's way to the meat packing plant one snowy afternoon by Harry De Leyer and who was turned into a world-famous show jumper in 1956. Earning his name from his all-white coat, Snowman won Champion at the 1958 National Horse Show and the National Horse Stakes in 1959 and was inducted into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame in 1992. A very special offering, especially if you are gifting someone named Mary or a Dave.

Title: Snowman

Author Name: Montgomery, Rutherford

Illustrator: Photographs

Categories: SHOW JUMPING,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: NY, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1962

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 46181

Keywords: Show Jumpers, Plow Horses, Auction Rescues, Harry De Leyer, Show Jumping Champions, Hall of Fame.,