Black Beauty - The Autobiography of a Horse

By: Sewell, Anna

Price: $65.00

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Very Good

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Very nice illustrated hardcover edition in very scarce dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with full color paste-on illustration of a woman in a red riding coat with Black Beauty (illustration is clean, unfaded, unchipped); this framed by black decoration and black lettering on cover. Black lettering and small decorations on spine. Tiny spots of wear to two corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration (10 clean full color plates in all), plus additional drawings. 357 pages. Dust jacket is of clean brown paper with full color paste-on illustration on cover withblack decoration and lettering to match book cover, black lettering and decoration on spine; very small corner chips, one long closed tear on rear panel was repaired at some time with clear tape (not yellowed, not obnoxious). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A very nice example of an early edition of this book which has become a great classic.

Title: Black Beauty - The Autobiography of a Horse

Author Name: Sewell, Anna

Location Published: New York, Platt & Munk: 1911

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Categories: Children's, Fiction, horses

Seller ID: 033716

Keywords: animal cruelty, animal fiction, anna sewell, children's animal fiction, horse fiction, horses, novel, old dust jackets 1910's