Roy, Neil. The Horseman's Word. London: Macmillan 1895. (Macmillan's Colonial Library, 227) 438p + 8p of publisher's ads. Covers shelf-rubbed; endpapers browned. ** Unusual novel set in Scotland, featuring a tormented Kelpy (a horse whisperer who practiced the highly secretive Horseman's Word), and his troubled place in society. Many varied women characters; much Scottish local color. The Grand National steeplechase is treated in passing. Uncommon.