Hoofbeats Drawings and Comments. Signed Limited Numbered #117/150 in Full Vellum

Super rare deluxe first edition in full vellum. Numbered, Limited edition #117 of 150 copies. No slipcase or presentation box. Moderate soil and surface wear on smooth oyster colored vellum boards with bright gilt titles and trotting horse silhouette on frt board. Tips bumped and lightly rubbed, Head of spine has a closed tear in vellum. Tips bumped with lower frt tip just broken through. No major fraying. Signed by Halpin in pencil on limitation page as well as a pencil signature on the tissue-guarded frontis of a stunning color painting (head shot) of a bridled bay horse. This wonderful, large book represents three popular horse sports, Polo, Fox Hunting and Steeplechasing, plus an extra section at the end for miscellaneous With introductions by Stewart B.Iglehart, Henry G. Vaughn and William DuPont Jr. Oversized 9"x13" x 1.5" , each section consists of titled pencil drawings and a corresponding text which can vary from a sentence or two to a couple of paragraphs. Contains a total of 35 subjects.

Title: Hoofbeats Drawings and Comments. Signed Limited Numbered #117/150 in Full Vellum

Author Name: Halpin, Warren T.; Intro to Polo By Stewart B. Inglehart; Intro to Hunting By Henry G. Vaughan; Intro to Steeplechasing By William Du Pont Jr.

Illustrator: Illustrated


Edition: First Edition

Publisher: PA, J.B. Lippincott: 1938

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller Id: 40026

Keywords: Numbered, Limited Edition, Polo, Foxhunting, Fox Hunting, Steeplechasing, Foxhounds, Coaching, Ponies, Deluxe, Vellum.,