Group of eight (8) equestrian related items, including Lou Burke and Fred Stone prints, books. 1st-4th items: Four (4) Lou Burk (American/Illinois, 1845-1914) horse lithographs depicting Percheron horses, 3 signed in the plate. All housed in matching silvered wood frames. Sights ranging in size from 12 5/8" H x 18" W to 13 3/8" H x 23" W. Frames ranging in size from 20 3/4" H x 26 1/2" W to 21 1/2" H x 24 1/2" W. Note: Lou Burk was born in Kentucky in 1845. He grew up on a farm in Illinois and went on to a career painting cattle, horses and other animals for catalog illustrations for livestock farmers and breeders. Late 19th-early 20th century. 5th item: Fred Stone (American, b. 1930) Artist Proof color gravure print titled "'Secretariat' Ron Turcotte Up!" depicting a collage of Ronald Joseph Morel "Ronnie" Turcotte, a Canadian thoroughbred race horse jockey, and Secretariat, winner of the U.S. Triple Crown in 1973. Signed "Fred Stone (copyright)" lower left in the stone, signed "Fred Stone:" in pencil, lower left, titled in pencil lower center, with "AP" in pencil, lower right. Housed and matted with a wooden liner under glass in a wooden frame. Sight – 20 3/4" H x 18 1/4" W. Framed – 34 1/2" H x 32" W. Late 20th century. 6th item: LEGENDS: THE ART OF RICHARD STONE REEVES, as told to Edward L. Bowen, First Edition, published by Oxmoor House, Inc., 1989. Oblong quarto, 143 pages including color illustrations, one quarter brown leather with off white cloth sides, front cover with blindstamp image of a horse and rider gilt lettering to spine, brown end paper with text. Includes original dust jacket and advertisement for Paddock Room Galleries, Ocala, FL. 12 1/4" H x 15 3/4" W x 1" D. 7th item: THE PERCHERON HORSE, illustrated, translated from the original French text by Charles Du Hays, printed by W. T. Walters, Baltimore, 1886. Quarto, 128 pages including 33 photographic reproductions on tissue paper, hardbound off white paper sides with gilt blindstamping and red lettering to front cover. Includes original rag paper dust jacket. 12 3/4" H x 10" W x 1" D. 8th item: Reproduction color gravure print titled "The Winning Post" by W. Summer after a painting by Henry Alken Jr. (English, 1810-1894), originally published by J. McQueen, London, 1871. Depicts a race horse and jockey pulling away from the group before a large stadium full of spectators. Title and publication below image. Housed and double matted under glass in a gilt wood frame. Sight – 18" H x 28 1/2" W. Framed – 26 3/4" H x 36 1/2" W. 20th century. CONDITION: 1st-4th items: Largest lithograph with some toning, one crease and losses to the perimeter. Two with some very light toning. One overall good condition. 5th item: Overall very good condition. Not examined outside of frame. 6th item: Light wear to dust jacket, spine, and corners. Dust jacket has been price clipped, retail sticker to top of front flap. 7th item: Overall good condition with some toning/acid burning. Illustrations appear to be collated. Some pages are uncut. Front end paper possibly cut down. 8th item:Overall very good condition. Not examined outside of frame.
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