Phelps, Frank T. Notable North American Thoroughbreds.

Blue Earth, MN, Piper Publishers, 1994.

Oblong folio. 440 pp. Illustrated with tipped-in reproductions in colour of paintings by various artists, including paintings by Anthony M. Alonso and from the collection of the National Museum of Racing, Inc. Original calf-backed pictorial cloth, giltstamped spine. In original cloth drop-back box with colour illustration mounted on lid.


Limited edition. The original publisher was unable to complete the full 100 copies; only four are reported in OCLC. Illustrated with paintings from the National Museum of Racing. A large tome on race horses in North America, including the history and evolution of the sport and stories of the famous racers and racetracks. "Extremely detailed, especially the pedigrees, racing records and index. I've come to rely on it daily as a valued reference" (John Prather, review in Bloodstock Advisory). "Everyone in the thoroughbred industry should have a copy. The colour plates alone are enough to justify buying it" (Dr. William Reed, review in Mare's Haven).

In excellent condition.

OCLC 41093209.

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