Lovers of the Horse. Brief Sketches of Men and Women of the Dominion of Canada Devoted to the Noblest of Animals. ANONYMOUS, copyright George MacLean Rose.

Lovers of the Horse. Brief Sketches of Men and Women of the Dominion of Canada Devoted to the Noblest of Animals.

Toronto. The Hunter, Rose Company, Limited. 1909. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Folio. 32cm, 30.5cm, first edition, x,230p., [limited edition], this being No. 46. with hundreds of plates and illustrations from photographs, (horses and portraits), a fine heavy weight paper, bound in full contemporary black morocco, gilt titles and blind ruled boards on the spine and upper cover, early expertly rebacked, all edges gilt, inner leather hinges, marbled endpapers, bevelled boards, armorial bookplate, some occasional slight wear on the edges but in fine sound copy, very rare. (cgc) I have not had, seen or heard of this book previously. No auction records and catalogue listing located. Most copies on Amicus or Worldcat on microfiche. Amicus indicates "Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the North York Public Library." A&E locates one copy: Dora Hood, cracked at the spine, 1941. Subjects include: Founding of Ontario Jockey Club; driving and riding clubs; Ottawa Hunt Club; Polo in Canada; etc. Accounts of well known horse owners, etc. Item #39101

Price: $2,500.00