Washington DC: Arabian Horse Club of America, 1918. Revised edition. Hardcover (full leather). 207p + several contemporary photos of horses (one by George Ford Morris). Presentation from W.R. Brown to Maj. Gen. Leonard A. Wood, Jan. 1st, 1919. Parts of backstrip missing; front cover loose but holding, one plate partly loose. Priced accordingly. Good. Item #30442
Texts on the Arabian's history, standard conformation and type, the principal strains, and reference books. Lists registrations 1 (Nejdme) through 362 (Galatea). Index of owners. Brings up to date earlier volumes but bears no volume number itself Wood had a long and varied military career. In 1919 he was between positions as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army and Governor-General of the Philippines. He later ran for the Republican presidential nomination, losing to Warren G. Harding.