This little pocketbook is chock full of information for the horse lover, albeit the book is dated the information is no less valuable and provides a retro look at horse breeds and breeding around the world. Many of the breeds no longer exist such as the Donsky and Groningen and offer a fascinating look at horse history. Compact size and loaded with black and white photographs for each breed, dust cover is in good condition with some water stains on the back, pages are in super condition and binding is secure. Hardcover, first published in 1948, this is the last edition printed in 1969. Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd in London, 267 pages including an index.