Black Beauty the Autobiography of a Horse by Anna Sewell M. A Donohue & Co


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Black Beauty is frequently dismissed as a children's book or only for horse-crazy girls. In reality, it's not only a novel that adults and children can both enjoy, but it's also a powerful statement about animal welfare and treating animals as more than just living machines.

Black Beauty, lives a good life in the care of a wealthy nobleman, and believes all men to be as gentle and caring as his master. When the family's circumstances change and he is sold, he gets a rude awakening... and over the years, he changes hands and knows a variety of masters, some caring, others ignorant, and still others outright cruel. And as he and his foal-hood pal Ginger struggle to survive in a world where humans regard horses as nothing more than fur-covered engines, he realizes that man has a great capacity for cruelty... as well as redemption and kindness.

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Black Beauty is an excellent addition to your vintage horse life collection or home library.


The book Black Beauty is in good vintage condition for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the wear on the dust jacket, yellowing of the pages as shown in the photos. Please use pictures as a guide. Have any questions or need more photos, ask.

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Book dimensions:9x6x1