The Annotated Black Beauty
Sewell, Anna; ed. by Ellen B. Wells, Anne Grimshaw

Sewell, Anna; ed. by Ellen B. Wells and Anne Grimshaw. The Annotated Black Beauty. London: J.A. Allen 1989. xli, 469p, hundreds of ills. + 26 color pls. Very good hardcover in very good d.j. Owner's neat ink stamp on front endpaper and one bottom page margin. Occasional neat marginal pencil notes. ** A handsome volume, printed from the edition illustrated by Lucy Kemp-Welch. The introduction treats Sewell's life and the book's publishing history, and the notes add a wealth of detail about the horse world of the day. The illustrations are taken from contemporary sources as well as later illustrators (Cecil Aldin, Lionel Edwards, George Ford Morris, etc.). With a bibliography of major editions and translations. A must for every Black Beauty collector. (Item ID: 9576)


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