The Derrydale Press, New York, 1937, illustrated by Robert Ball
Published in two volumes in a limited edition
Reprinted as The Bolinvars
H Holt & Company, New York, 1944, 384 pp.
A revised edition in one volume
The World Publishing Company, New York, 1945, 306 pp.
Armed Services Edn, 1945, pb
Marguerite F Bayliss (1895 - ) wrote Bolinvar, originally published in two volumes, and then reprinted (with, apparently much of the racist material removed) by H Holt & Company. It Is the story of a family feud between two branches of the Bolinvar family, which takes the form of an equestrian rivalry across three continents. Ponydom’s review of the novel says: “Lock the doors, turn off the phone, and return to the days of daring cavaliers, dashing young ladies, fine bloodstock and those who love them all. This book is a horse lover's dream come true.”
Finding the book: relatively easy to find.
Links and sources
Many thanks to Susan Bourgeau for the photographs.
Bibliography - horse books only
The matriarchy of the American turf, 1875-1930
Privately printed by R L Gerry, New York,1931, 468 pp.