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1683 The Anatomy of an Horse Containing and Exact Description A Snape Scarce 1st
1683 The Anatomy of an Horse Containing and Exact Description A Snape Scarce 1st

Price: £2,950.00

The first edition of this important equine text. The Anatomy of An Horse was the first book in English on equine anatomy. It boasts many descriptive illustrations and a great deal of information on horses, from their muscles,...

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1801 Erik Viborg Kort Efterretning om Snive Qurke og Hestekopper in Danish
1801 Erik Viborg Kort Efterretning om Snive Qurke og Hestekopper in Danish

Price: £45.00

A scarce Danish book of science by Erik ViborgErik Nissen Viborg was a Danish veterinarian and botanist.Viborg studied veterinary science by P.C. Abildgaard at the Veterinary School in Copenhagen and soon became the professors assistant...

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1816 Alken Beauties And Defects In The Figure Of The Horse First Edition
1816 Alken Beauties And Defects In The Figure Of The Horse First Edition

Price: £470.00

An scarce first edition of this illustrated book on horses, in the publishers' original boards.The illustrator, Henry Thomas Alken was a noted painter and engraver, particularly recognised as a illustrator of sport subjects and...

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1816 Henry Alken First Edition Beauties Defects Figure Horse Coloured Plates
1816 Henry Alken First Edition Beauties Defects Figure Horse Coloured Plates

Price: £500.00

An uncommon first edition of this illustrated book on horses.The illustrator, Henry Thomas Alken was a noted painter and engraver, particularly recognised as a illustrator of sport subjects and caricaturist between 1816 and 1831. Providing...

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1822 EQUESTRIAN General STUD Book PEDIGREES RACE HORSES
1822 EQUESTRIAN General STUD Book PEDIGREES RACE HORSES

Price: £350.00

An early edition of The General Stud Book. Bound in calf leather with gilt lettering. Volume two only. But an important original work. Would be $2000 complete. The General Stud Book was the original breed registry of the United...

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1825 Academy for Grown Horsemen and Annals of Horsemanship Geoffry Gambado First
1825 Academy for Grown Horsemen and Annals of Horsemanship Geoffry Gambado First

Price: £650.00

An extremely scarce first edition of this humorous equestrian work.Illustrated throughout with 27 hand coloured engravings.Collated, complete.The author, Geoffry Gambado, was a pseudonym for famous caricaturist Henry William Bunbury....

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1844 The Modern Pocket Farrier Veterinary Art Practical Guide Very Scarce
1844 The Modern Pocket Farrier Veterinary Art Practical Guide Very Scarce

Price: £235.00

A very scarce copy of this guide for farriers. 'A treatise on the veterinary art; containing the materia medica and pharmacopoeia. By a Practical Farrier'.With a frontispiece.

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1846 The Analysis of the Hunting Field Surtees Illus Alken Colour Root Binding
1846 The Analysis of the Hunting Field Surtees Illus Alken Colour Root Binding

Price: £1,100.00

 A first edition of this hunting work by Robert Smith Surtees.First edition first issue with illustrated title dated 1846. With seven hand coloured aquatint plates by Alken including the frontispiece and illustrated title...

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1863 Stable Secrets or Puffy Doodles John Mills First Edition Illustrated
1863 Stable Secrets or Puffy Doodles John Mills First Edition Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A first edition fictional tale written by John Mills.With a vignette title page and two additional plates by Phiz. Bound without advertisements.John Mills wrote several pastoral fictional works including 'The Old...

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1873 Notes From A Hunting Box Not In The Shires By G Bowers Illustrated First Ed
1873 Notes From A Hunting Box Not In The Shires By G Bowers Illustrated First Ed

Price: £59.99

Notes from a Hunting Box Not in the Shires by Georgina Bowers, illustrated with line drawings integrated with text throughout. First edition. Contents is as follows: I. "The Toddleboro' Tearers"; II. Gilbert Gore, Esq. M.F.H.;...

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1878 Canters in Crampshire Georgina Bowers Illustrations of Hunting Equestrian
1878 Canters in Crampshire Georgina Bowers Illustrations of Hunting Equestrian

Price: £190.00

A collection of lithographs of hunting scenes by Georgina Bowers. Comprised of Gallops from Gorseborough, Scrambles with Scratch-Packs, and Studies with Staghounds. "By far the most important lady artist who ever worked for Punch...

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1893 L'Homme de Cheval Soldat ou Veneur Henri de Chezelles First Edition
1893 L'Homme de Cheval Soldat ou Veneur Henri de Chezelles First Edition

Price: £80.00

A scarce first edition of this work on horses.A guide to the care and presentation of horses for war and hunting.

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1904 Messrs W T Corpe and Co Horses for Sale Blackmore Vale Equine Auction
1904 Messrs W T Corpe and Co Horses for Sale Blackmore Vale Equine Auction

Price: £225.00

A very scarce Edwardian catalogue from a horse sale in Yeovil. Including advertisements to the front and rear.

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1908 3vol The Horse Its Treatment in Health and Disease J Wortley Axe Talwin
1908 3vol The Horse Its Treatment in Health and Disease J Wortley Axe Talwin

Price: £590.00

A comprehensive guide to equestrian management by J. Wortley Axe.In unusual quarter-morocco Talwin Morris inspired bindings. Illustrated throughout with all thirty-eight coloured plates, plus over one hundred other full-page plates...

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1909 Stable Management and Exercise A Book for Horse Owners and Students Horace
1909 Stable Management and Exercise A Book for Horse Owners and Students Horace

Price: £20.00

An instructional book regarding equine management.Illustrated, with several photographs.Leaf containing pages 449-450 has been removed. Written by M Horace Hayes, a prolific author of equestrian works regarding Veterinary notes and...

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1912 The Horse and Its Relatives by R. Lydekker F.D.S First Edition Illustrated
1912 The Horse and Its Relatives by R. Lydekker F.D.S  First Edition Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A fascinating work focusing upon the biology of horses.The first edition of the work.With twenty four full page monochrome plates and many other demonstrative vignette illustrations.Richard Lydekker was an English naturalist and geologist,...

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1929 The Way of a Man with a Horse Geoffrey Brooke Limited Edition Signed
1929 The Way of a Man with a Horse Geoffrey Brooke Limited Edition Signed

Price: £250.00

A signed, limited copy of this book on horsemanship from Geoffrey Brooke. With over ninety illustrations. One of three hundred and seventy-five copies (numbered 109), signed by the author and with the colour frontispiece signed...

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1931 A Book of Sporting Painters Walter Shaw Sparrow First Edition Illustrated
1931 A Book of Sporting Painters Walter Shaw Sparrow First Edition Illustrated

Price: £115.00

A first edition of this profusely illustrated work by Walter Shaw Sparrow.With fifteen coloured plates, one hundred and twenty one monochrome plates and a fold out family tree.Walter Shaw Sparrow was a British writer, specialising...

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1939 Random Recollections of an Essex Sportsman Theodore Christy Illustrated
1939 Random Recollections of an Essex Sportsman Theodore Christy Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A biographical work from the perspective of an Essex sportsman.Illustrated throughout with several photographic in-text illustrations and the odd full page illustration. Written by Theodore Christy, former master of Staghounds, Amateur...

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1941 General Stud Book Pedigree of Race Horses Weatherby and Sons
1941 General Stud Book Pedigree of Race Horses Weatherby and Sons

Price: £95.00

A handsome edition of The General Stud Book.The twenty-ninth volume in a series that published its forty-seventh volume in 2013. Weatherbys have been printing The General Stud Book since 1793 and produces a new edition every four years....

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1944 The Arab Horse Stud Book Volume VI Herd Book Equestrian
1944 The Arab Horse Stud Book Volume VI Herd Book Equestrian

Price: £49.99

Volume 6 of this record of Arab stud stallions and mares from the 1940s. With one photographic plate. Including details of their parentage, physical appearance, and owners.

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1947 Reminiscences of a Sporting Artist by Lionel Edwards First Edition Illus
1947 Reminiscences of a Sporting Artist by Lionel Edwards First Edition Illus

Price: £25.00

A first edition of this memoir by artist Lionel Edwards.Profusely illustrated throughout, with twenty five coloured and thirty seven monochrome plates, alongside seven vignette illustrations.Lionel Edwards was a British artist,...

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1948 Horsemanship Geoffrey Brooke Illustrated Lonsdale Library Hunting Polo
1948 Horsemanship Geoffrey Brooke Illustrated Lonsdale Library Hunting Polo

Price: £60.00

An illustrated work on the art of Horsemanship.With veterinary notes by A G Todd and a chapter on Pigsticking by Arthur Brooke. With over ninety illustrations.Geoffrey Brooke was a recognised horse expert and author.Details

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1971 Jennifer Lang An Assemblage of 19th Century Horses and Carriages Signed 1st
1971 Jennifer Lang An Assemblage of 19th Century Horses and Carriages Signed 1st

Price: £50.00

A signed limited first edition of this beautiful book on historic horses and carriages.Number 32 of 100 limited first edition copies signed by the author.Beautifully preserved in the original slipcase.Illustrated from the original...

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1989-2003 5 Vols John FRANCOME FIRST EDITIONS
1989-2003 5 Vols John FRANCOME FIRST EDITIONS

Price: £129.99

Four First Editions of John Francome novels. Bloodstock is a bookclub edition. Bound in paper with gilt lettering and unclipped dust wrappers. John Francome MBE (1952 -) is a former National Hunt Champion Jockey. After...

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c1868 Modern Practical Farriery By W J Miles With Colour Illustrations Engraving
c1868 Modern Practical Farriery By W J Miles With Colour Illustrations Engraving

Price: £400.00

A Complete System of the Veterinary Art as at present Practiced at the Royal Veterinary College, London with numerous colour and black and white illustrations and diagrams throughout. With colour illustration to frontispiece and two...

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c1870 Modern Practical Farriery Veterinary Art W J Miles Diseases Cattle Lupton
c1870 Modern Practical Farriery Veterinary Art W J Miles Diseases Cattle Lupton

Price: £140.00

A profusely illustrated work on Farriery.Collated: Lacking one plate: Group of Ponies (Sheltie, New Forest, and Horse Pony)To which is added an essay on the diseases and management of cattle, sheep and pigs by J.I. Lupton. Misbound...

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c1880 Modern Practical Farriery Guide to the Horse W J Miles Colour Plates
c1880 Modern Practical Farriery Guide to the Horse W J Miles Colour Plates

Price: £60.00

A lavishly illustrated guide to the care of horses from W. J. Miles.Illustrated with many coloured plates and engraved monochrome plates, including an illuminated title page. To which is added an essay on the diseases and management...

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