BEN: THE STORY OF A CART-HORSE.

By: Cumming, Primrose.

Price: $15.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


95 pp, 8 7/8" H. Brick-coloured cloth with white and blue lettering on spine, blue lettering and white illustration on front board. Profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Charming story of Ben, a brewery horse who is 'retired' to the country after years of pulling drays on London's hard streets cause him to develop problems with side bones. As a farm horse, Ben leads a productive life, much valued by Mr. Comyn, the farmer. An interesting look at a year on an English farm pre World War II. Very soft bump at top corner of pages, some light finger marks and soft wrinkles from handling on some pages, light edge wear, light wrinkling to top/bottom of spine, small soft bump to top corner of boards, a few light soiling and rub marks on rear board, color of title lettering on spine has faded.

Title: BEN: THE STORY OF A CART-HORSE.

Author Name: Cumming, Primrose.

Illustrator: Harold Burdekin, photographs.

Categories: British History, Horses & Horsemanship,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons: 1939

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 29241

Keywords: Horses, Cart-Horses, Heavy, London, Dray Horses, Draymen, Brewery Carts, Farms, Rural Life, Countryside, Brewer's Horses, Plowing, Ploughing, Shoeing, Blacksmiths, Cows, Chickens, Sheep Shearing, Haying, Hay-Making, Harvest, Mr. Comyn.,