Books: The Big Fox

THE BOLINVARS—Marguerite F. Bayliss —Holt ($3).

Marguerite Bayliss, editor of the Horse Show Blue Book and author of The Matriarchy of the American Turf, has written a period (1820s) first novel that outstrips even such feminine rivals in romantic fantasy as Forever Amber and Green Dolphin Street. The Bolinvars, a story of thoroughbred horses, hounds and men, was first published in 1937 in a limited edition, at $15 a copy. This year's voracious appetite for romance brought its revival as a Ladies' Home Journal serial, and in a trade edition with a $10,000 promotion...

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