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Category: All Categories: Horses and Equestrian Sport: History of the Horse
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Bowie, Beverley M. & Volkmar Wentzel.  
The White Horses of Vienna.

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Geographic Society, 1958.
In The National Geographic Magazine, September 1958, Volume CXIV no. 3, pp. 400-419, with 15 illus., 11 color. Other articles are Allan Fisher, You and the Obedient Atom; Kuhn & Lessing, Poland Opens Her Doors; New Polish-Czech Map Charts a Political Divide; Condon & Boyer, Blossoms That Defy the Seasons (preserfed flowers); Gilliard & Truslow, Feathered Dancers of Little Tobago (Greater Bird of Paradise). Rear cover has long closed tear; good. 38026.

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Crowell, Pers.  
Cavalcade of American Horses.

Publisher: Bonanza Books, NY [c1951].
Prehistoric Men & Horses; Man Develops the Ancient Horse; Gaits & their Importance; American Saddle Horse; Arabian Horse; Quarter Horses; Morgan Horses; Standard Bred Horses; Tennessee Walking Horse; Thoroughbred Horse; Western Horse. vii, 311 p., index, line drawings throughout; pictorial dj has one-inch closed tear in front, else VG. 101336

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Edick, Norman L. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Nancy Kay  
Horses of My Boyhood, The

Publisher: Authorhouse; Bloomington, Ind: 2009.
Near Fine First Edition Softcover ISBN: 1434332152 156 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Blue covers, illustrated with b/w drawings, 1 facsimile newspaper article, and 16 b/w photos with captions. ; Written in 1972, not published until 2009. Memoirs of rural boyhood (1930s) in the area of Holly, Michigan, and true stories of the ponies and horses on the farm, used mainly for trail riding and informal racing. Large print. ; Small bump to crown. No other defects.

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Henry, Marguerite, Illustrated by: Walter D. Osborne Photographs, Plus B&W and Color Reproductions of Art Works  
Marguerite Henry's ALL ABOUT HORSES

Publisher: Random House New York 1967.
Color photographic paper-covered hardcover with photographic endpapers. 129 pages, profusely illustrated with the photographs of Walter D. Osborne, plus three color portfolios of classic horse art and B&W reproductions. A nice history of the horse from the beloved author on the topic. Wear at corners and spine ends, small nick in lower spine edge of front cover, very clean and sound internally. LIVESTOCK 2858 Later Edition No Dust Jacket Hard Cover Good Condition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Livestock

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Herbert, Henry William, 1807-1858. Bruce, S. D. (Sanders Dewees), 1825- , & B. G. (Benjamin Gratz) Bruce, editors.  
Frank Forester's Horse and Horsemanship of the United States and British Provinces of North America.

Publisher: NY, Geo. E. Woodward, 1871.
Two volumes: 657, [10] p., 11 steel engravings (plates with tissue guardsheets), 13 text illus. (wood engr. by N. Orr), 10 lists of pedigrees; 601 p., 15 steel engr. plates, 44 wood engr. text illus., added engr. title-pages by F. O. C. Darley; index; 24 cm. Title continues: Revised, Corrected, Enlarged, and Continued to 1871, by S. D. & B. G. Bruce. With Thirty Original Portraits of Celebrated Horses. In Two Volumes. Contents include histories of various breeds and pedigrees of famous stallions, concentrating on racing horses and imported stock; vol. II begins with various American breeds; discusses trotters, breeding, stud farm management, anatomy, stabling, feeding, condition, shoeing (by Mr. Miles), diseases and medicines, and rules of racing & trotting courses. First published NY, Stringer & Townsend, 1857; cf. BAL 8159; Mellon Collection 192; Podeschi, Books on the Horse; Sabin 31465. Bound in 3/4 green morocco with red marbled boards & endpapers, spines stamped in gold, top edges gilt; spines sunned to brown; occasional contemporary marginal pencil notes in a florid hand; volume I lacks pp. 361/362 and the plate of Asteroid at p. 360; good. stock#839.

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Lamb, Major A. J. R. Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  

Publisher: Alexander Maclehose & Co. London, England 1938.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Some foxing edges bumped small stains on cover

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Lugli, Nereo, editor. Giubilo, Alberto.  
Il cavallo: origini, razze, attitudini, a cura di Nereo Lugli.

Publisher: Istituto Geografico de Agostini, Novara [1972]. series: Meraviglie della natura.
128 p., color photos, map, index; 30.5 cm. Preface by Alberto Giubilo; in Italian. Contents include Origini e caratteristiche; Le razze; Principali cavalli storici, capostipiti, denominazioni locali, andature e mantelli particolari. Color pictorial covers; minor wear; inscription; VG. stock#811.

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Mennessier de la Lance, Gabriel René.  
Essai de Bibliographie Hippique... sur le cheval et la cavalerie.

Publisher: Paris, Lucien Dorbon, 1915, 1917,1921/ Reprint Martino, 1999.
Three 8vo volumes: ix, 760; iii, 736; iv, 64 p. Besterman 2913. This standard bibliography of books relating to all aspects of horses and horsemanship describes nearly 8000 works with valuable annotations, numerous collations, imprints, and occasional cross-references. The author, who commanded the IIIe Division de Cavalerie, pays particular attention to the military use of the horse, especially in the cavalry. Binder’s cloth; new from the publisher in shrinkwrap. 28298x.

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Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam  
Vorstenportretten uit de eerste halfe van de 16de eeuw

Publisher: Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum [1972].
72p. 36 plates, 26 cm. Exhibition catalogue of prints showing European rulers of the 16th century mostly mounted on horses in full regalia. Stiff paper boards. Some ink underlining on 2 pages of introduction, ink biographical notes on back cover, else good. Stock# 31,104. PRINTS, HORSES, PORTRAITS, EUROPEAN HISTORY

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Stong, Phil Illustrator: Illustrated by Kurt Wiese  

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Garden City, NY 1946.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name; With a frontispiece in color and one hundred and three illustrations from old prints and photographs by Kurt Wiese. ; 333 pages

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Stong, Phil.  
Horses and Americans. With a frontispiece in color and 153 illustrations from old prints and photographs.

Publisher: NY, Stokes, 1939.
xx, 333 p., index, photos, color front.; 26.5 cm. The role of the horse in United States history. "End paper and chapter heads by Kurt Wiese." Stock#30,096. Good+, endpapers & plates foxed, brown cloth binding slightly soiled;/ no dj. American history; agriculture; military history.

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