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Le Chic à Cheval. - Histoire Pittoresque de l'Équitation - Fashions of riding through the ages

Le Chic à Cheval. - Histoire Pittoresque de l'Équitation - Fashions of riding through the ages

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Le Chic à Cheval. - Histoire Pittoresque de l'Équitation - Fashions of riding through the ages

by Vallet, Louis

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Paris: Librairie de Firmin-Didot, 1891. Hardcover. Text in French. Preface by Henri Lavedan. Additional pictorial title page in color. Illustrated with plates after designs by Louis Vallet, 50 of which are in color. Original half-leather over marbled boards. First Edition.

Binding worn; front hinge cracked, binding shaken with several sprung leaves, lacking pages 89-98, some starting; lacking 2 plates; fair.

Fashions of riding through the ages. Firmin Didot & Cie., Paris, 1891. Preface de M. Henri Lavedan. xi, 274 pp. Ouvrage illustre de plus de 300 gravures dont 50 en couleurs d'apres les dessins de l'auteur. Folio, old (publishers?) decorated half morocco stamped in gold and silver; original wrappers printed in color bound in. First edition.

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Title
Le Chic à Cheval. - Histoire Pittoresque de l'Équitation - Fashions of riding through the ages
Author
Vallet, Louis
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Hardcover
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Publisher
Librairie de Firmin-Didot
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1891
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French Books; Equestrian;

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Cracked
In reference to a hinge or a book's binding, means that the glue which holds the opposing leaves has allowed them to separate,...
First Edition
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Shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Marbled boards
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Morocco
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Hinge
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Leaves
Very generally, "leaves" refers to the pages of a book, as in the common phrase, "loose-leaf pages." A leaf is a single sheet...
Fair
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