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11 vols. 8vo. Paul Brown Collection. Original cloth or boards, some wear or soiling; the first three titles in dust jackets (some wear). Five titles with dated remarques and inscriptions, two with signed remarques Biscotti pp. 58-68, 72, 100. Item #237326
A substantial and interesting collection of Paul Brown remarques in his books, most drawn for the same young horseman, over a period of years.
Great Horse Stories (1946). Remarque of a horse's head and inscription, "For Emma, with lots of luck, Paul, 46"
Fire! The Mascot (1939). Remarque of Fire the Dalmatian with inscription "Fire! For Henry Brady with lots of luck, Paul Brown, 47"
Hi Guy. The Cinderella Horse (1944). Remarque of a horse's head with inscription dated 1949.
Silver Heels (1951). Remarque of a horse's head with inscription in year of publication.
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, Told in Short Form and in Pictures (1952). Remarque of a horse's head with inscription in year of publication.
Daffy Taffy (1955). Remarque of a horse's head.
Sparkie and Puff Ball (1954). Remarque of a horse's head.
Also present is a copy of Pony School (1950), inscribed by the dedicatee, Marion Shotter, to nephew Bill Brady. "Although the family never owned a horse, Brown would occasionally take the children to a real 'Pony Farm.' A woman named Marion Shotter owned a farm in a nearby town where she kept several ponies and would have pony rides for children. This farm was the inspiration for the book of the same title as well as its sequel, Pony School" (Biscotti, p. 16).
[With 3 signed titles of Brown's classic equestrian work:] Thrills and Spills (1933); Hits and Misses (1935); Ups and Downs (1936).
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