Item #16894 Catalogue; Third Annual Parade, May 30th, 1905. Boston Work Horse Parade Association.

Catalogue; Third Annual Parade, May 30th, 1905

Boston: C.H. Buck, 1905. First edition. Stapled soft cover. 72p, a few ills. in the ads but no ills. of the horses or vehicles. Fair (lacks covers, else very good). Item #16894

Hundreds of entries listed for all kinds of horse-drawn services--fire and public works departments, plus delivery companies for laundry, newspapers, milk, eggs, groceries, bottles, furniture, hay and grain, ice, coal, etc. etc. Classes for truckmen of singles, pairs, and fours; mules; prizes for old horses and veteran drivers. Many ads for local businesses and horse goods. "The object of the Association is to induce owners and drivers of work horses to take more pride in their appearance and more interest in their welfare, and also to induce the public generally to feel some interest in the horses which they see at work daily in the streets." Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $30.00

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