Black Beauty


This antique hardcover book is bound in green cloth boards, with a color cover illustration and white lettering on the front, and gilt spine lettering and orange decorations of a whip intertwined with a horseshoe. No date of publication listed; circa 1904. Cover illustration bright, with some wear to cover and spine edges; front hinge weak but holding; signature a bit loose. Inner pages clean. Illustrated with color plates, this classic novel told from the horse's point of view was highly influential in the fight against animal cruelty. 244 pages; approx. 5"x8"



  • Black Beauty
  • Anna Sewell
  • The Mershon Company, 1904