Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $20.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


Straight and solid petite hardcover (6.75" x 5."), in medium blue colored cloth with red title in a gothic font on frt bd, regular black block font title on spine. Frt cover illustration is super faded (as well as having a lighter colored cup ring with a matching vertical smear through it. The once color illustration of a man holding a mare who has a dark colt by her side standing before a white fence and large pine tree. Boards soiled and marked but you can still make out: 'PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED' across the foot of the frt cover, and Young People's Cloth Library at head of rear cover followed by 24 other offerings in this series printed underneath. Spine ends and all tips bumped and lightly rubbed, 168 page block with 5 further pages of other book offerings pages are browned and brittle. Inner hinges are fine, former owner's gift presentation from her teacher dated June 15, 1905. Endpapers yellowed with an unused proper space for one's name on the inside frt cover. It has a color frontispiece, and many full page illustrations and smaller vignettes scattered throughout. A classic with the strong message of the tale being that humans should always be kind to animals. Told in first 'horse' person. Solid working copy, all there but not pretty.

Title: Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse

Author Name: Sewell, Anna

Illustrator: Profusely Illustrated in B/W w/Color Frontis

Categories: HORSE STORIES - BLACK BEAUTY,

Publisher: Chicago, IL, W. B. Conkey Company: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 12mo - over 6

Seller Id: MK46673

Keywords: Horse Stories, Animal Cruelty, Coach Horses, Carriage Horses, Livery Animals. Told in first 'horse' person.,