Philadelphia: David McKay, 1949. Dillon, Corinne. No stated edition; "A Guild Book" on spine, though no book club indication inside. Hardcover. 272p, ills. by Corinne Dillon. Lacks jacket. Narrow split between 2 pages, but binding is very sound. Owner's ink name on dedication page. Good. Item #31101
Fondly remembered children's novel about Aristides, winner of the first Kentucky Derby (and a grandson of Lexington). If you read Horse by Geraldine Brooks, about Lexington, you'll recognize some familiar themes here, including the importance of Black jockeys and horsemen to racing of the day. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.