Lot 115 of 522:
General Grant's Arabian stallions 1885  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
History in brief of "Leopard" and "Linden," General Grant's Arabian stallions, presented to him by the Sultan of Turkey in 1879. Also their sons "General Beale," "Hegira," and "Islam," bred by Randolph Huntington. Also reference to the celebrated stallion "Henry Clay."

Author:
Huntington, Randolph

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
J. B. Lippincott Company

Date:
1885

Description:

66 pp. With 5 illustrated plates including frontispiece, 2 charts. 29x23 cm (11½x9") original green cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. First and only edition.

With decorative bookplate from "The Collection of William P. Palmer, the Western Reserve Historical Society," stamped "withdrawn." A wonderful look at General Ulysses Grant's beloved Arabian Stallions "Leopard" and "Linden" and their sons "Beale", "Hegira" and "Islam." Scarce. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some general wear and soiling to cloth, light rubbing to extremities, remnants of label at spine heel; occasional finger soiling and chips or closed tear to page edges, embossed institutional stamp to title page, numbered ink stamp to copyright page; very good.


 
Item number:
305499
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