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Image for TYPED LETTER SIGNED by AUGUST BELMONT, JR., the American financier who funded the construction of the New York Subway and Belmont Park Racetrack, in reply to an invitation by James B. Pond to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture.

TYPED LETTER SIGNED by AUGUST BELMONT, JR., the American financier who funded the construction of the New York Subway and Belmont Park Racetrack, in reply to an invitation by James B. Pond to join his reception committee for Maeterlinck's first American lecture.

By: Belmont, August Jr. (1853-1924). American financier and thoroughbred racehorse owner who financed construction of the original NY Subway, the Cape Cod Canal, and built New York's Belmont Park racetrack.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: New York, December 15, 1919.: 1919.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36903


- Over 40 words typed on 9-1/4 inch high by 7-3/4 inch wide "43 Exchange Place, New York" stationery with a black mourning border framing the top and side edges. Responding to the American impresario and lecture agent James B. Pond's invitation to join as a member of the reception committee welcoming Maurice Maeterlinck to America, August Belmont, Jr. replies that "I shall not be in New York the first part of January and regret, therefore, that I cannot serve... View more info

CAVALCADE OF AMERICAN HORSES

By: Crowell, Pers

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Bonanza Books, (1951).: (1951).

Seller ID: 11109


New York: Bonanza Books, (1951).. (1951).. Very good. - Small quarto [9-1/2 inches high by 7-1/8 inches wide], cloth backed boards, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The boards are lightly bumped with a small dent to the bottom edge of the front board. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with a black mark to the rear panel & a piece out of the head of the jacket spine. vi, [i] & 311 pages. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. Black-and-white illustrations b... View more info

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THE HORSE PENNINGS OF ASSATEAGUE ISLAND IN ACCOMAC COUNTY.

By: Holmes, T.; Howe, Henry.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA: The Attic Press, 1951.: 1951.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36830


INSCRIBED BY ELEANOR AND WILLIS SHELL OF THE ATTIC PRESS - Octavo, softcover bound in olive green wrappers sewn with black cord, titled in black with a vignette in black on the front cover. The top inner corners of the covers are slightly creased. 16 pages including a colophon. Illustrated in green with a full-page frontispiece, a head-piece and a decorative initial. The decorations & frontispiece are presumed to be by Eleanor Shell. The bottom edges of the pages are sli... View more info

PONY CARE

By: Slaughter, Jean

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1961).: (1961).

Seller ID: 22405


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1961).. (1961).. Good. - Octavo, cloth, in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped. The dust jacket is chipped with the bottom edge creased & with pieces out of the top edge of the front panel, affecting the titling, & the tail of the jacket spine.[viii], 115 & [2] pages plus colophon. Black- and-white photographic illustrations by Hugh Rogers. There is some soiling to 1 page of the text & there are 2 small stains to the re... View more info