[EQUESTRIAN PORTRAITS]. -- Cover title: Celebrated Horses of America. Boston?: S.E. Cassino, 1881-82.
Oblong 2o (466 x 603 mm). 24 very fine chromolithographs (272 x 372 mm) on mounts after Henry Stull (13), E. Forbes, Harry Hall, Maurice Scanlan, Marsden, Scott Leighton (5), unsigned (2), each preceding a descriptive text leaf. (Occasional spotting to text, plates clean and bright.) Contemporary black half morocco (some light rubbing, wear at foot of spine). Provenance: J.H. Newman (name gilt-lettered on front cover).
A VERY RARE AND FINE SERIES OF EQUESTRIAN PORTRAITS. The subjects comprise: Volunteer (owned by Alden Goldsmith, Blooming Grove, NY); St. Julien (owned by O.A. Hickok and R.F. Morrow, San Francisco, CA); Parole (owned by Pierre Lorillard, Jobstown, NJ); Ten Broeck (owned by Frank B. Harper, Kentucky); Maud S (owned by William H. Vanderbilt); Harold (sire of Mand S); Luke Blackburn (bred by James and A.C. Franklin); Nevada (brother of Luke Blackburn); Daniel Lambert (son of Ethan Allen); Smuggler; Leamington (bred by W. Halford); Bonnie Scotland (bred by William l'Anson); Iroquois, 1878 (bred by Aristides Welch); Foxhall, 1878 (owned by James R. Keene); Almont (owned by Gen. William T. Wither); Piedmont (bred by H.A. Ferguson); Santa Claus (owned by Lady Thorne, Jr.); Messenger Duroc (owned by Charles Backman, Stony Ford, NY); Hindoo (bred by Daniel Swigert); Thora (bred by Henry P. McGrath); Clingstone (owned by C.M. Pond, Hartford, CT); Captain Lewis (sired by Andy Johnson); Edwin Thorne (bred by George Gordon); Black Cloud (bred by John T. Jones).