Title: Books on the Horse and Horsemanship: The ...
Publisher: Tate Gallery / Yale Center for British Art
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Podeschi, John B. Books on the Horse and Horsemanship: The Paul Mellon Collection. Riding, Hunting, Breeding & Racing 1400-1941. London: Tate Gallery for the Yale Center for British Art, 1981. 427p, nearly 400 ills., 33 in color. Very good hardcover in good d.j. (rubbed, lightly chipped). ** A handsome and meticulous descriptive bibliography of one of the great private sporting libraries (now at Yale). The collations are especially useful for plate books. Emphasizes, but is not limited to, the Thoroughbred and its uses. Bookseller Inventory # 411
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