Pembroke, Henry [Herbert, 10th] Earl of. Military Equitation: or, a method of breaking horses, and teaching soldiers to ride. Designed for the use of the army. Sarum [Salisbury]: E. Easton; London: J. Dodsley and J. Wilkie 1778. 3rd rev. ed. (1st pub. 1761 as A Method of Breaking Horses). 140p + 11 (of 17) engraved pls., some of them tipped in. Lacks pls. 7, 8, 11-14. Pls. 5 and 10 have been cut out and are laid in. Contemporary half leather. Some pencil and ink notes. Ink names of Major J. Lawrenson, 17th Hussars, and E.A. Hardy, Major, 21st Hussars. Armorial bookplate of Hardy. ** An effort to improve the state of British military horsemanship by simplifying the principles of the French school, specifically De la Gueriniere. (Wells 5695). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Military Equitation [1778; lacks 6 plates]
Publisher: E. Easton
Publication Date: 1778
Book Condition: Poor
Edition: 3rd Edition
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