Sidney, S(amuel). The Book of the Horse: (Thorough-Bred, Half-Bred, Cart-Bred), Saddle and Harness, British and Foreign, with Hints on Horsemanship; the Management of the Stable; Breeding, Breaking and Training for the Road, the Park, and the Field. With numerous (8 verso blank full-page) wood engravings by R. C. West and others, mostly after Sheldon Williams, and 25 chromolithographs after Alfred Corbould (3), John Fenneley, Sir Francis Grant, Monpezat, George Stubbs, Velasquez, James Ward, Sheldon Williams (5) and others. London etc., Cassell, Petter & Galpin, (1875/78). 4to. 3 ll., 604 pp. Gilt stamped illustrated orig. cloth. Gilt edges. – De la Lance II, 508.

Offer no. 12,291 / sold

  1. 1848 founded by John Cassell (1817-1865), 1858 Petter and Galpin, who operated a printing firm, became partners of the publishing house now styled Cassell, Petter & Galpin. 1878, with further partners joining, changed to Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., in 1883, after Petter’s retirement, the firm was converted into a limited liability company under the name of Cassell & Co.

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