1952. Item #16828
Morris, George Ford. Portraitures of Horses: A Few People, Some Dogs & Other Animals with Autobiographical Comment and Narrative. Shrewsbury, NJ: Fordacre Studios 1952. 280p, over 500 ills., 21p in color. Good large hardcover (imitation leather); no d.j. Long closed tear across pp. 207-208, neatly but not invisibly mended. Priced accordingly. ** One of the great 20th-century American horse books. Morris writes about his life from his early days as a precocious young illustrator for livestock journals. Includes his work in many media--starting with draft horses before he turned to specializing in American Saddle Horses, Morgans, Arabians, and Thoroughbreds. Also some cattle, dogs, and cats. (Wells 5220) Very large and heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. $50.00[a].