This is a story about horses, told from the perspective of a horse, like Black Beauty. The illustrations by Blampied were added to the third impression, only. I have not seen any later impression. The first and second impression also contained illustrations, by Harold Sichel. I have not seen a copy of the 3rd impression with the dust jacket. Two different bindings are known.
David Grew (1887-1971) was an American writer about wildlife. His books featured wild animals and horses, mostly in Canada.
First edition, 3rd impression
Bibliography code: TFU-23.1
Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin
Pages: frontispiece, 256 pp
Bindings: 1) blue cloth with title and author impressed and in an oblong in the middle an image of a horse, also impressed; title, author and publisher in gold on the spine; plain rear boards; 2) brown cloth with title impressed at top and author at bottom with central section of the colour frontispiece of horses pasted in the middle; title author and publisher in gold on spine. The blue binding may have been used also for the first two impressions; it has also been seen in red cloth.
Size: 194 x 139 mm
Dust jacket: not seen
Internal illustrations: Frontispiece in colour signed Blam (see left) and four line drawings printed in glossy unnumbered leave bound between pages 36-37, 66-67, 127-128 and 254-255, all signed Blam
Price: 6 shillings (from advert)
Printing history: First published 1923; second impression 1923; third impression 1923
Printed by: Ebenezer Baylis & Son, Worcester
Notes: My copies in blue and brown cloth have uncut pages.
Frontispiece by Blampied (click to enlarge)