By: Coleman, Jim.

Price: $35.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good

256 pp, 8 3/4" H. Inscribed on front free endpaper: "In memory of / Magda Don (?) / & Duchess of York / Jim Coleman / Winnipeg". "(T)he warmly nostalgic story of a little boy who 'always wanted to own a race horse'. The boy grew up to acquire a collection of remarkably individualistic friends, some of whom were 'no better than God intended them to be'. Jim Coleman writes of his off-beat playmates, equine and human, with lively affection." Small Christmas gift inscription in ink on front pastedown, light wrinkling at bottom of spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edgewear/wrinkling/creasing, several edge tears archivally taped and very small chips, 1" chip at top of rear panel, light rubbing, a few tiny scuffs.


Author Name: Coleman, Jim.

Categories: Horses & Horsemanship, Sports, Canada - Sports, Canada - Biography,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1971

ISBN Number: 0771019947

ISBN Number 13: 9780771019944

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 28399

Keywords: Racing, Race track, Horse racing, Horses, Jockeys, Veterinarians., Trainers, Sports, Writers, Journalists, James Donovan, Manitoba, Woodbine, Toronto, Robert James Speers, seven Dollar, Knifong, Hudson's bay Rules, Whittier Park, Polo Park, Gambling, Sir benjamin Stockley's Gymnasium, E.P. Taylor, Ontario Jockey Club, Chatahoochie Smith, Fort Erie, Dr. Hodgson, bill Campbell, Morris Fishman, Queen's Plate, A.D. Kean, Gordon McCann, Wallie Colclough, Isaldwana, Leonforte, Thorncliffe, Spud Murphy.,