Breakfast The Night Before Recollections of an Irish Horse-Dealer

By: Quarton, Marjorie

Price: $35.00

Quantity: 2 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality second printing (5/1989) of the first edition published 2/1989. A 9.5" x 6.25" hardcover showing negligible evidence of storage (barely bumped tips, a tiny 'ding' in the foot of frt board. 152 page text is crisp and unmarked, without tears or soil. Unclipped dj in new mylar has a fabulous reproduction of one of John Oldfield's water-colors of a blue sky auction day at an open air horse fair. This art wraps around both boards and backstrip of jacket. A book about horses and people (in that order). Not an autobiography, Marjorie Quarton writes about her 30 plus years dealing with horses as a living. All stories are true, names have only been changed. Chapters include: Foreword, Empty Saddles, Cars, CAr-Men and Cures, Tipperary Woman, Learning Through the Pocket, Breakfast the Night Before, Fair Days, Horses Sold and Healed, Huntsman/Dealer, Buttevant, Fools Breed Horses, The Horse Woman at Kilrush Fair, Tanglers, Halter-Men and Tinkers, A Lucky Deal, Ballinasloe Buys and Point-to-Points, Seeing Life, Horses Are a Disease.

Title: Breakfast The Night Before Recollections of an Irish Horse-Dealer

Author Name: Quarton, Marjorie

Illustrator: Oldfield, John

Categories: HORSE BREEDS & HISTORY,

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch Ltd: 1989

ISBN Number: 023398349X

ISBN Number 13: 9780233983493

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 46935

Keywords: Horse Dealers, Open Air Horse Fairs, Auctions, Irish History, Careers with Horses, Equine Humor.,