1939. Item #9029
Anderson, C.W. Black, Bay and Chestnut: Profiles of Twenty Favorite Horses. NY: Macmillan 1939. 2nd ptg. N.p., many large pls. by the author. Fair hardcover (shaken, cover wear, stains to some pages). Lacks d.j. ** Anderson's first book for teens or adults. Chapters on mostly Thoroughbreds (Man o' War, Troublemaker, Seabiscuit, Malicious, etc.); also the trotter Greyhound, the jumper Heatherbloom, and working horses such as Bob the milk horse. Popular right from the start, as it was reprinted three months after publication. Reading copy, not a collector's copy.