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.

Defender, Record 2:26 [advertising brochure for trotting stallion]
Wilcox, J.M.[horse owner]

Wilcox, J.M.[horse owner]. Defender, Record 2.26, son of the great George Wilkes 2.22 will make the season of 1885 at Wilkes-Barre, Pa. No place: Evening Leader Steam Printing House. 18p, 2 ills. Good paperbound (stitched binding, possibly removed from a bound volume). Covers smudged and stained, especially along spine; old chewed spots along stitching on back cover; small stain on title page; else overall internally clean, securely stitched. ** Description of Defender and his lineage; texts on the Hambletonians, Black Hawk Family, and Thoroughbred blood in his family; texts on Defender himself; several testimonials. Much of the brochure focuses on his sire, George Wilkes. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Item ID: 15885)


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