1904. Item #120
Busbey, Hamilton. The Trotting and the Pacing Horse in America. NY: Macmillan 1904. (American Sportsman's Library, ed. by Caspar Whitney) x, 369p + many pls. from photos and old sources. Very good bright hardcover, gilt stamped (light shelf rubbing). Owner's neat ink stamp on front endpaper and one bottom page margin. ** History of the heyday of American harness racing, by one who was involved in setting the standard in "Standardbred." Busbey was a journalist, editor of The Turf, Field and Farm, and an active track judge. (Wells 1244).