Ponies, ponies, ponies
Henry G Lamond
Henry George Lamond (1885 – 1969) farmed and wrote in Australia. He was educated at Brisbane Grammar School and the Queensland Agricultural College. As a young man, he had numerous agricultural jobs. From 1927 -
Finding the books: Kilgour’s Mare is findable as a paperback,and looks as if it is available as print-
Links and sources
Henry G Lamond on Wikipedia
Thanks to Janet for confirming that Amathea was republished as Kilgour’s Mare.
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1937, 133 pp. Not illus.
Reprinted as: Kilgour’s Mare
W Morrow & Company, New York, 1943, 124 pp. Illus Lajos Segner (right)
Armed Services Edition, 1944
Cornford Press, 2007, pb
This is the life story of Amathea, a Western Queensland blood mare, destined for a gruelling life
on the station. Amathea is not beautiful, and will probably never win a race, but she “can carry a
heavy man for 30 miles without a blink, and she knows with the instinct of her kind how to "cut
out" steers from a startled running mob.”
The Red Ruin Mare
Faber & Faber, London, 1968, cover Berthold Wolpe
The Manx Star
Faber & Faber Ltd, London, 1954
Sun Books, South Melbourne, 1979, pb, 261 pp.
Manx Star is a Thoroughbred race horse -
training, but he escapes, and joins the wild herds of horses.