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The Book Of The Horse: (Thorough-bred, Half-bred, Cart-bred,) Saddle  And Harness, British and Foreign, with Hints on Horsemanship; the  Management of the Stable; Breding, Breaking and Training for the  Road, the Park, and the Field by  S. [Samuel] Sidney - Hardcover - Second Edition - [ca1893] - from Hurley Books and Biblio.com

The Book Of The Horse: (Thorough-bred, Half-bred, Cart-bred,) Saddle And Harness, British and Foreign, with Hints on Horsemanship; the Management of the Stable; Breding, Breaking and Training for the Road, the Park, and the Field

by Sidney, S. [Samuel]

Condition: Good+; Some of the tilssue guards have caued light foxing, mainly in the margins, else about VG.


London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin. Good+; Some of the tilssue guards have caued light foxing, mainly . in the margins, else about VG.. [ca1893]. Second Edition. Hardcover. 4to 11" - 13" tall; Recased in period style half calf with five raised bands, attractive marbled boards, new end-papers, all edges red, x, 608p., 25 color plates and numerous wood engravings, index. **Grimshaw's The Horse: #619, main entry. "...best know of these encyclopaedic volumes." .




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