1893. Item #15547
Ismailoff, Capt. Theo. [Theodore]. World's Columbian Exposition: Russian Horses. Chicago, 1893. 29p + 2 photos. Good paperbound (covers soiled, lightly wrinkled, small chips). ** Descriptions of the Orloff Trotter, Orloff Saddle Horse, Russian-Arab Horse, and Russian Light Draft Horse (Bitiug). Followed by descriptions and pedigrees of the 19 horses of these breeds exhibited by Russia at the Chicago World's Fair (chiefly Orloffs, 2 Arabs, 1 light draft horse). The photos show Priyatel (Orloff Saddle Horse) and Bedouin-Moladay (Orloff Trotter), decorated with his gold medals. Much reference throughout to Count A.G. Orloff and his breeding programs. This original edition is scarce. (Wells 4001) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.