Item #31124 The American Trotter: April 15, 1891. No stated.
The American Trotter: April 15, 1891

The American Trotter: April 15, 1891

Independence, IA: No stated publisher, 1891. First edition. Stapled soft cover. 52p, a few ills. in the ads. Lightly age browned and edge-worn, lower corners dogeared, short closed crease to right side of title. If there were any covers, they aren’t present. Ca. 10 x 14 inches. Very good. Item #31124

Volume 1, number 7, of this short-lived harness racing periodical, which ceased publication in March 1893. Hundreds of letters, extracts, articles, tips, etc., on many breeding and racing topics from around the country. They include the advantages of racing and breeding in California, the controversy over John H. Wallace’s register, a long letter from Wallace “Address to the Breeders of the United States and Canada,” news notes (breeding, racing, sales, etc.), veterinary advice, and more. Twenty pages with hundreds of ads for farms, stallions, equipment, race meetings, etc. Very scarce: WorldCat gives 2 locations (Iowa State Historical Society; scattered issues at Yale, not including this one).

Price: $45.00

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