The Percheron Horse [deluxe edition]

Hays, Charles du. The Percheron Horse. Baltimore: Privately Printed [W.T. Walters] 1886. 128p + many portraits of horses. Overall good hardcover. The covers, which are printed in red and gilt, are fair (stained, rubbed, wrinkled); internally the book is very good (corner of one plate torn). Presentation from Walters to Frank S. Bond, a railroad executive. ** The large-format deluxe edition, published by the book's patron and translator. Some footnotes update the original text. The mounted plates, which are printed on tissue, are unique to this edition. They are lithographs after photographs (chiefly by equestrian photographer Schreiber), portraying Percherons owned by Walters. Printed on heavy deckle-edge paper by The Art Age Press in New York, this is one of the most luxurious of all American horse books. Shipping/handling extra. (Wells 409). Item #12875

Price: $350.00

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