This book is a classic and an invaluable volume for everyone interested in the Arabian horse, no Arabian Horse library is complete without a copy. It contains an enormous amount of insight on almost every facet of the Arabian horse- their history, origin, breeding, family strains, care and maintenance.
Essential Facts and Fictions
Thoroughbred Foundation Stock and Inheritance
A Stormy Life
From Lady Anne Blunt's Notes
The Gold Horsemen of Arabia
The Blunts Among the Tribes
Boar Hunting in Mesopotamia
The True and False Arab
The World's Most Ancient Pedigree
The Sultans of Egypt
The Origin of the Dahman Strain of Abbas I, and the Pre-Islamic Names of Horses
The Outside World of the West on the Vital Influence of Arab Blood
The Supreme Value of Type
Colour and Other Matters
Arab Racing in India
Thoroughbreds and other Arab Derivatives
Riding and Breaking Hints
The Crabbet Park Arabian Stud
Lady Anne Blunt's Last Words
Lady Wentworth was the daughter of Lady Anne and Wilfred Blunt who founded the Crabbet Arabian Stud. Though Lady Wentworth has little tolerance of anyone who's views differ from her own her experience, knowledge and insight makes this book a must have.
Hard cover in very good condition, with very good dust jacket also comes with the original slip case to keep it nice. Blue cloth hard cover, 352 pages. This is the third edition of this classic work on Arabian horses by Lady Wentworth copyright 1979. It has 213 plates in half-tones, 39 in color, many diagrams, including many drawings by Lady Anne Blunt and Lady Wentworth and a fold-out map in the back of the horse breeding regions of Arabia.