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The AUTHENTIC ARABIAN HORSES by Lady Wentworth

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The Authentic Arabian Horse 
and His Descendants
Three Voices Concerning the Horses of Arabia
by Lady Wentworth
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.

Contents include:

Essential Facts and Fictions

Thoroughbred Foundation Stock and Inheritance

A Stormy Life

From Lady Anne Blunt's Notes

'Arabis Araba'

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

Mistaken Kindness

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, her knowledge and insight makes this book a must have.

Hard cover in excellent condition, fair dust jacket.   Blue cloth hard cover, 368 pages. This is the second edition revised by Lady Wentworth before she died. Classic work on Arabian horses, first published in 1945, this second revised edition published 1962.  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.