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history of the horse. by William Atherton DuPuy

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English


  • Horses -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Horses -- History.

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Describes briefly the ancestors of the horse, migration of the early horse, domestication, and the development of different types of horse such as Arabian, draft, or Shetland pony.

Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Bernard Martin.
ContributionsMartin, Bernard Herman, 1912- illus.
LC ClassificationsPZ10.D78 Hi
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5943211M
LC Control Number65014151

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