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Horses of the Sun / A Gallery of the World's Most Exquisite Equines (SIGNED): Vavra, Robert Horses of the Sun / A Gallery of the World's Most Exquisite Equines (SIGNED): Vavra, Robert Horses of the Sun / A Gallery of the World's Most Exquisite Equines (SIGNED): Vavra, Robert Horses of the Sun / A Gallery of the World's Most Exquisite Equines (SIGNED): Vavra, Robert

Horses of the Sun / A Gallery of the World's Most Exquisite Equines (SIGNED)

Vavra, Robert

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ISBN 10: 0688138640 / ISBN 13: 9780688138646
Published by William Morrow & Co., Inc., New York, 1995
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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"First Edition" stated; number line complete 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10. Robert Vavra has signed in black felt-tip to the FFE. Then, a B&W continuous-tone print of the color "author photo" from jacket rear flap -- showing Vavra between two Kenyan gentlemen with spears -- has been tipped onto the same front endpaper, and Vavra has signed the lower white margin of said photo, the two adjacent signatures matching well. Then, to verso of this same page, a heavy piece of laid paper has been tacked in, bearing a message from actor William Shatner, who writes the foreword to this book. Whether this note appears in all copies of the first printing we don't know. One would expect such an artifact to be printed, but we can't discover a halftone dot, even with our 6X loupe, indicating this note MAY be hand-written. Jacket flaps show some creases. Reduced from $120. 256 pp. of mostly color glossy horse photos and thus a heavy book. A NOTE TO OUR OVERSEAS CUSTOMERS: While we welcome offshore orders, we ship our books in boxes, and all international boxes of more than 4 lbs. (1.8 kilos) must now travel by air, "Priority Mail." This book is thus likely to cost something on the order of $54 to ship overseas. Reduced from $120. Bookseller Inventory # 003581

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Horses of the Sun / A Gallery of the World's...

Publisher: William Morrow & Co., Inc., New York

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Drawings by Roger Bansemer

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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<p>With the superior artisanship and eye for the natural horse that has made him the world's most celebrated photographer of horses, Robert Vavra presents a book of all-new images, profiling eighteen stunning equines spanning six breeds: Arabian, Andalusian, Morgan, American Saddlebred, Friesian, and Peruvian Paso. As in Vavra's most popular books, all are alone and running free in glorious natural settings: a white Arabian in a sun-washed desert; a black Friesian galloping in snowdrifts; a gray Andalusian amid violet flowers; a chestnut Arabian prancing in autumn leaves.</p><p>These lush photographs are accompanied by poetry and are followed by text and drawing that profile each breed, highlighting the particularly outstanding traits of each horse depicted. Vavra pays special attention to the Andalusian, providing an essay on its romantic history. Presented on natural, handmade paper, <em>Horses of the Sun</em> fuses the beautiful simplicity of Vavra's earlier works with a new, fresh image of horses. For anyone who loves horses or simply appreciates the finest of photography, <em>Horses of the Sun</em> is a lovely gift -- a paean to this most beloved of animals.</p>

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Robert Vavra and his camera have spent the better part of three decades circling the globe, bringing to life the archetypal horse, the creature of myths and legend. Along the way, Vavra has emerged as an icon in his own right. His photographs flatter, cajole, surprise and inspire. His books have sold more than 3 million copies.

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