1926. Item #3183
Vosburgh, W.S., et al. Thoroughbred Types 1900-1925: Photographic portraits of notable racehorses, steeplechase and cross-country horses, hunters and polo ponies. NY: Privately Printed 1926. 277p, 267 photos (chiefly racehorses, also about 50 show and working hunters and about 30 polo ponies). Covers stained; edges rubbed. ** The conformation photos (of varying quality) by Rouch, Sutcliffe, Cook, and other noted horse photographers "are preserved here for the sake of studying types, of developing standards and having a permanent record of the kind of physique which enabled the successful American thoroughbreds and thoroughbred grades of this generation to accomplish the purposes for which they were bred." With short career summaries. The other authors were Charles D. Lanier, Frank J. Bryan, and James C. Cooley. Three editions were published, all of them in small numbers; this is the regular edition. Heavy; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.