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New York: Privately Printed, 1914. Frontispiece portrait and many other illustrations, some with lettered tissue guards , facsimile letters and documents. 275 pp., tall 8vo, grey cloth (lightly rubbed). New York: Privately Printed, 1914. First Edition. Scarce. A personal memoir of the horse racing and trotting sport as it evolved in New York through the 19th century. The author's family and he owned and raced thoroughbreds, and trotting horses, and were key members in the Union Course, Long Island. Of.....
Lugano: Giulio Topi, 1979. An interestingly produced collection consisting of 23 folded fasicules on heavy brown paper, each with mounted plate and short description. 5 additional fasicules with title, limitation, and other small amounts of various information. Short 4to, all housed together in a brown cloth chemise with leather spine label. Lugano: Editore-Stampatore Giulio Topi, 1979. Limited edition -- number 310 of 500 copies. Several small stains on slipcase, internally fine. Scarce.
Paris: Huart & Moreau fils, 1751. 24 fine copper plates, 3 folding. Folio, 318 pages + 5 unnumbered. Some early ink written on title page, worming in the first few pages in the gutter effecting a very small corner of the frontispiece, occasional foxing. Original binding of full brown calf, edges rubbed, spine very rubbed and chipped. Rubricated edges. Paris: Huart & Moreau fils, Desaint & Saillat, Durand, Delormel, Pissot, 1751.
San Simeon: San Simeon Press, 1985. Extensively illustrated in color and black & white. 4to, burgundy cloth, publisher's box; cloth slightly faded at spine. San Simeon: San Simeon Press, (1985). First edition. A near fine copy in very good box. Inscribed by author on flyleaf, with illustrator's signature as well.
Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1841. Folding frontispiece, plus three folding plates, other in-text illustrations. xiv + 224 pages plus ads. 8vo, full leather (lightly worn, hinges mended; early ink inscription front free endpaper; scattered foxing throughout). Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliot, 1841. A very good copy.
New York: Mason & Lipscomb, 1974. Illus. xii, 172pp. 8vo, red cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, several pages creased in margin of upper right corner, pencil annotations in margins of some pages, a few pages with pencil underlining to text. New York: Mason & Lipscomb, (1974). First Edition. Biography of horse trainers, Ben and Jimmy Jones.