Black Beauty

By: Sewell, Anna; Edited by Althea L. Clinton

Price: $28.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good

First edition hardcover in iillustrated paper covered boards with red background and head portrait in color of Black Beauty on frt and rear boards. Color loss and bumping at extremities, 1/4" split at head of frt gutter and a few surface indentations from storage. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil found but a scrape mark seen across the foot of boards and page block. The un-paginated 154 pp text is browned but not brittle. Only previous ownership mark is a vintage Santa Claus sticker surrounded by 4 gold stars on the fep. Darling and uncommon 'pocket sized' chunky book measuring 5 3/8" tall x 4 11/16" wide x 3/4" thick. Book has #1057 imprinted on the backstrip (as published). Story was not published as a children's book but as a wake-up call for adults of the 19th century as to how poorly they were treating their animals in general, and horses in particular. Told in 'first' horse 'person'.

Title: Black Beauty

Author Name: Sewell, Anna; Edited by Althea L. Clinton

Illustrator: Sumner, Park


Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: OH, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 24mo - over 5 - 5

Seller Id: 46999

Keywords: Black Beauty Horse Story, London Cab Horse, Carriage Horse, Cruel treatment of animals, Awareness of humane treatment of animals.,