Rand McNally; 1948, 1st/A; endpaper painting of horses racing across desert sands, in jacket with the hero's portrait, no medallion,; 7x10, 175 pp. Juvenile hardback.
A wonderful historical novel as well as a horse story: the true story of the Goldolphin Arabian and his devoted little groom. A Newbery Medal Book for 1949.
CONDITION: Very Good in Good jacket; no names or other marks, straight, clean, jacket, pages and spine all a bit toned, bump on back near spine, in jacket with nice front and back illustrations but all creases very rubbed, 1" creased closed tear and damage to darkened spine ends and corners about 1/2"; unclipped 2.75. Item #22547