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Devoted to Horses. A Book of Essays in Miniature.

By: CREW, Frank.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London: Frank Muller Ltd., 1955.:

Seller ID: 20400


1st ed. "... will appeal not only to everyone who loves horses but to a large number of people whose interest will be awakened both by what they read and what they see in picture." Pp.63, 28 camera studies, uneven toning to endpapers. Dark green cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has small losses. G+/G. View more info

The Horse: A Bibliography of British Books 1851-1976. (Signed).

By: GRIMSHAW, Anne.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London: The Library Association, 1982. 0853655332:

Seller ID: 38924

ISBN: 0853655332


Limited edition of 1,000 copies, this copy no.439. Contains a narrative commentary on the role of the horse in British social history, as revealed by contemporary literature. "It could almost be said that it is the most important book about horses that has ever been produced, as it summarizes not only a large proportion of all the books about horses, horsemanship and horsemastership, with the exception of racing, over the last 125 years, but also gives the background against which the books were written...The whole scene in each period is extraordinarily well analysed so that one sees cle... View more info