The Horseman's Word [1895 novel about a Scottish horse whisperer]

Item #12890

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.

Price: $150.00

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