PBOTD 8th July: Vian Smith - The Horses of Petrock

Sometimes reprints of a work serve a book better than the original. Here's The Horses of Petrock, in its first edition, published by Constable Young Books:


and here's the American reprint. America was much keener on Vian Smith's works than his native UK, and printed one that never appeared in Britain, Green Heart. Most of the American reprints were retitled, as was The Horses of Petrock. Here's the American version, which was printed by Doubleday in New York in 1966.




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