1979. Item #423
Evans, George Ewart. Horse Power and Magic. London: Faber and Faber 1979. 240p, 6 line ills., 16p of photos. Very good hardcover in good d.j. (soiled). Neat owner's ink stamp on front endpaper and occasional page margin. ** How the heavy horse was used in England after World War II; how the traditions of older horsemen have been passed on; "the ways of horse-tamers whose skills had a touch of 'magic' about them." With much on the Suffolk Punch draft horse. One of the fine rural-life studies by this pioneering oral historian. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.