Portland: Hoyt & Fogg, 1874. First edition. Hardcover. 332p (including 4p of publisher's ads), 3 ills. Covers worn; opening pages heavily foxed; some other foxing throughout; one gathering split though binding is sound. No jacket, as issued. Owner's ink name, 1875 (a Mr. Lufkin of Caribou, Maine). Fair. Item #31102
The work was "intended to be both a stud book and trotting register of Maine-bred horses [with the understanding] that trotting pedigrees are very unreliable." With 2 engraved plates (King William and Palmer Knox) and 1 line portrait of General Knox. Much Morgan blood is here. A second volume was published in 1877. Reference copy; as is.