Publication: Privately printed by the author, 1963, Cumby
8vo. Presentation inscription, "Best wishes to Dr. Mattingly, Dr. Ben K. Green." [cover titles, no title page, as issued]. Black cloth, titles stamped on front cover and spine in imitation gold and now turning green, , 141 pp., double columns, foreward, illustrated. One of 1000 copies of which 944 copies were offered for sale. The author's very scarce first book, collecting articles from his magazine THE INTERNATIONAL HORSE TALLY BOOK. In the words of historian Owen Ulph, HORSE CONFIRMATION belongs on a shelf with Walton's COMPLEAT ANGLER, Burton's ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY, Mrs. Beaton's COOKERY AND HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENT, and Stendahl's DE L'AMOUR." Lightly foxed along edges else very good in lightly rubbed black dust jacket with light wear to the spine ends and corners.
Inventory Number: 30902