First edition. 8vo. Inked gift inscription, "In recognition of a friendship that means helpfulness, this small gift is tendered, which Dr. Bragdon will please accept as a token of the esteem and with the compliments of S. S. Fletcher, Exeter, N. H., Feb 22, 1877." Rebacked with the original blind stamped covers and spine laid-down, titles and decorations in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, dark green front and rear endpapers, xi , 480 pp., frontispiece, author's preface, author's acknowledgment, introduction, illustrated, plates, pedigrees of noted horses, tables, gallery of celebrated horses, index. Introduction by Henry Ward Beecher. The author offers advice to qualify owners of horses to breed, train and drive, buy and sell, them intelligently and profitably. A fine, bright, tight copy.
Inventory Number: 44745