Description: First Edition. Nice clean copy, clothbound, in a slipcase. Some smudges on title page. First Edition. Signed, "With warmest wishes to my old friend, George Blackwell. Richard Stone Reeves 11/4/94" Includes portraits of well known horses such as Man O' War and Secretariat! . Published by Natl Book Network 1994 Near Fine Condition. In our Sir Barton store.Dimensions: Item Format: Hardback
Synopsis: Featuring original paintings by Richard Stone Reeves, Royal Blood celebrates Reeves' five decades among the finest sporting painters of the modern era with paintings of the world's greatest Thoroughbreds. Each of the 50 chapters opens with Mr. Reeves' personal recollections, which serve as a prelude to thorough historical profiles by award-winning turf writer Jim Bolus. The presentations include full pedigrees of each subject, plus sketches and photographs used by Mr. Reeves to construct his portraits.