Chicago: The Horse Review Company, 1900. Pictures By Robert L. Dickey. First Edition. Signed presentation from Howe on the front endpaper; "To J.M. Christy, with compliments of the Author, Murray Howe." Howe was an American harness racing journalist who wrote for The Horse Review for several years, along with his own personal department of news and gossip under the title "A Tramp's Observations." He also developed a special column devoted to training, shoeing and balancing methods and other problems, which became one of the outstanding features of the magazine. In 1909 he was invited by horse racing magnate C.K.G. Billings to accompany him on a tour of Russia, where he took a number of photographs. He later served as race secretary at Billings Park in Memphis, Tennessee, a position he held for a half-dozen years. He died in 1941. an uncommon book, especially signed by the author. 12mo., pictorial green cloth, stamped in gilt & black; 262 pages. Item #56653
Very Good (minor wear with covers nice & bright; contents clean & tight).