The Horse Pennings of Assateague Island [1 of 122 copies]. T. Holmes.

The Horse Pennings of Assateague Island [1 of 122 copies]

Richmond, VA: The Attic Press, 1951. Limited edition (first pub. 1835). Paperbound, sewn with light cord. [16]p + 1 line ill. (frontispiece, printed in green). Christmas inscription, 1951, on inside back cover. Covers are a softer grey-green than photo shows. "This booklet was composed, printed on dampened sheets and bound at the Attic Press" in Cloister Oldstyle on Linweave Early American paper. Very good minus (light handling wear; internal slight rippling (from old damp?);. Item #30012

"An account originally written by T. Holmes for The Farmers Register [1835] and subsequently condensed and republished in Henry Howe's Virginia, Its History and Antiquities [1845]." An early account of the pony penning days made famous by Marguerite Henry's Misty of Chincoteague. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $75.00

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