We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. We have in stock some of the books on the program's suggested reading list. A selection of them, plus others that may be of interest, are included in "Featured Books" at the bottom of this page. Quantities are very limited. For other titles related to the program's theme, search by the keyword Attingham, or go to "Browse Horses" and then look through the topics Art, Driving (especially other World on Wheels volumes), Farming, Horses in Society & History, and Hunting. We're happy to ship postpaid to Attingham participants within the United States.

August in Saratoga [in scarce d.j.]
Thayer, Bert Clark

August in Saratoga [in scarce d.j.]

Thayer, Bert Clark. August in Saratoga. Sagamore Press 1937. 80p, 109 black-and-white photos by the author. Good hardcover: back cover damp-spotted, light narrow marginal dampstain to last two pages; else internally near fine. In very scarce original glassine d.j. (quite torn, yellowed). Mounted on the back of the jacket is promotional copy about the book. ** "A sentimental journey to Horse Haven, Oklahoma, and the back stage of America's grandest horse drama.... Dedicated to His Majesty The Thoroughbred Horse." Photos of the backstretch, workouts, jockeys, yearling sales, race day, a few portraits of famous horses of the day, etc. Lots of nostalgia here! (Item ID: 15117)

$75.00

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