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COACHING & CARRIAGE DRIVING

COACHING & CARRIAGE DRIVING

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1 Bean, Heike and Blanchard, Sarah A Carriage Driving: A Logical Approch Through Dressage Training
NY Howell Book House, Inc 1992 Fourth Printing Hardcover As New As New Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Muller, Joan 
269 pgs. Widely renowned as the definitive book on training the driving horse, Carriage Driving offers an easy-to-follow, practical guide to this increasingly popular sport. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Edition (3 Volumes), Cross, Thomas
2 Cross, Thomas The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Edition (3 Volumes)
London Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd 1861 First Edition 3/4 leather on Marbled Boards Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
First edition 3 volume set with calf spines and raised bands and title box, tips leather covered, boards and end papers are rich burgundy marbled paper. Leather is surface worn at extremities with a few tips showing, shelf wear and color loss on board feet but no boards showing here. Marbled edges on all three sides of page block. Inner hinge papers starting but not totally split, page blocks are all tight and secure. Moderate foxing on preliminary pages, internally creamy and clean. No signatures, page tears or soil. 311, 312, 292 pp plus ads. 3 vols on the era of horse drawn stage coaches and the lively characters of the day. Additional postage required for priority mail. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Limited Edition (2 Volumes), Cross, Thomas
3 Cross, Thomas The Autobiography of a Stage Coachman 1st Limited Edition (2 Volumes)
London Kegan Paul Trench Trubner and Co. 1904 First Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Illustrated 
Rare limited, numbered edition on handmade paper, one of fifty copies, this being #5. Excellent volumes on the era of horse drawn stage coaches and the people of that time. Two Volumes, 503 pp in total, many splendid full page color illustrations after Pollard, Alken, Rowlandson and others. Attractive grey boards with cream velum spines and faded but legible gilt titles on backstrips. Rubbed board tips, spine ends are very good with light shelf wear from storage. A handsome set with light foxing to early pages and occasional very small spots inside. Overall bright and clean. Oversized post required. 
Price: 1200.00 USD
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Breaking & Training the Driving Horse. A Detailed and Comprehensive Study. Second Edition Revised and Expanded, Ganton, Doris
4 Ganton, Doris Breaking & Training the Driving Horse. A Detailed and Comprehensive Study. Second Edition Revised and Expanded
CA Wilshire Book Co. 1984 0879802723 / 9780879802721 2nd Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Photos & Drawings 
Glossy soft cover with light color loss at tips. 85 pp text crisp and unmarked. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos and line drawings. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Breaking and Training the Driving Horse: A Detailed and Comrehensive Study, Ganton, Doris L.
5 Ganton, Doris L. Breaking and Training the Driving Horse: A Detailed and Comrehensive Study
CA Wilshire Book Co. 1984 0879802723 / 9780879802721 Second Revised Printing Pictorial Paperback Covers Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs & Illustrations 
Moderate surface wear from storage, bit of cello tape at foot of spine and front cover. 85 pgs. A detailed and comprehensive study includes instruction for training the horse and driver from the ground up. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Knight. Captain C. Morley; Foreword By Mrs. Nubar Gulbenkian Hints On Driving
London J. A. Allen 1979 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good + 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall White, G.H.A. 
This is the reprint of 1973. 212 pgs. Green hardcover boards with sharp tips and spine ends. Text tight and bright without marks or names. Unclipped professionally reproduced DJ in mylar shows light surface wear from storage but no chips or tears. 40 illustrations clearly convey the concepts herein. Some Press Opinions on the First Edition: THE TIMES: "HINTS ON DRIVING, by CAPT. MORELEY KNIGHT, R.A. HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH HISTORY OF ANECDOTE; HIS WORK IS ENTIRELY PRACTICAL. DOUBTLESS THERE ARE OTHER BOOKS ON THE SUBJECT, BUT NONE WITHIN OUR KNOWLEDGE IS MORE CLEAR OR COMPLETE IN THE INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN FOR DRIVING IN SINGLE OR DOUBLE HARNESS, AND, ABOVE ALL, FOR THE MOST DIFFICULT MYSTERIES OF FOUR-IN-HAND OR TANDEM DRIVING". THE SPORTSMAN: "THERE ARE PERHAPS FEW GREATER MASTERS OF THE DETAIL OF THE ART THAN THE AUTHOR". GLASGOW HEARALD: "ONE CONSPICUOUS AND EXCELLENT FEATURE IS THAT IT TAKES NOTHING FOR GRANTED, ETC. ALTOGETHER THIS LITTLE VOLUME IS A CAPITAL MANUAL OF ITS KIND". SCOTSMAN: "IT IS SIMPLE, PRACTICAL AND INSTRUCTIVE. SO FAR AS THE DELICATE ART OF HANDLING THE RIBBONS CAN BE TAUGHT BY A BOOK, THIS BOOK SUCCEEDS TO THE BEST EFFECT IN TEACHING IT".

SPORTING LIFE: "ANY WHO ARE DEFICIENT OR NOVICES IN THE ART OF DRIVING - AND IT IS AN ART - WILL DO WELL TO INWARDLY DIGEST THE CONTENTS OF THIS CAPITAL VOLUME BY CAPTAIN KNIGHT, R.A., WHOSE PRACTICAL ADVICE, DOWN TO THE VERIEST MINUTIAE, WILL WORK WONDERS IN SHORT SPACE". THE FIELD: "CAPTAIN KNIGHT HAS DONE AS MUCH AS ANYONE COULD DO TO PLACE BEFORE HIS READERS THE MORE OR LESS ACCEPTED CANNONS OF DRIVING". CONTENTS INCLUDE: HARNESS/ DRIVING -SINGLE HARNESS/ DRIVING - DOUBLE HARNESS/ CURRICLE AND CAPE-CART/ DRIVING FOUR HORSES - POSITION OF COACHMAN/ FOUR HORSES - THE REINS/ FOUR-IN-HAND - THE WHIP/ FOUR-IN-HAND. STARTING - PULLING UP - TURNING/ FOUR-IN-HAND. VARIOUS USEFUL HINTS - WHAT SPARE ARTICLES TO CARRY, ETC./ TANDEM DRIVING/ TANDEM HARNESS/ BREAKING TO HARNESS. 
Price: 45.00 USD

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7 Mackenzie, Kathleen Pony and Trap
London Evans Brothers Limited 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Morgan, Violet 
1st edition hardcover, no dj. Not exlib. Light surface wear, corners bumped, text tight & bright with dedication half title page, fep removed. young teen level illustrated tale set in Cornwall of a brother and sister and their adventures with their pony. 192 pp B/W illustrations throughout. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Coachmakers. A History of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers 1677-1977. Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ, Nockolds, Harold; Editor
8 Nockolds, Harold; Editor The Coachmakers. A History of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers 1677-1977. Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ
London J. A. Allen 1977 0851312705 / 9780851312705 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Photorgraphs and Drawings 
Gift quality 1st edition green paper covered boards with bright gilt titles. Not ex-lib. No names, tears or soil in the profusely illustrated 239 pp text. Unclipped, glossy photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears but does have a small abrasion through the ISBN on frt flap, still displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. A history of the men who made the coaches and who, in so doing, created not only a functional vehicle but a beautiful one as well. They were craftsmen in the best possible sense and they established a tradition which, happily, did not vanish with the demise of the coach. Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Driving, Norris, Anne; Douglas, Caroline
9 Norris, Anne; Douglas, Caroline Driving
London J. A. Allen 1981 085131368X / 9780851313689 First Edition Pictorial Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Curtis, Charles 
28 pgs. Very light age-toning on photo-illustrated softcovers, Internally as new. 28 pgs. First edition. Brief, concise, and filled with helpful photos, this introductory guide provides essential information on driving the horse in harness. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Wagon, Chariot and Carriage. Symbol and Status in the History of Transport., Piggott, Stuart
10 Piggott, Stuart Wagon, Chariot and Carriage. Symbol and Status in the History of Transport.
London Thames and Hudson 1992 0500251142 / 9780500251140 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
33 illustrations. Rust hardcover with bright gilt titles. Tips and spine ends sharp. White background dj in new mylar is fab with negligible evidence of storage, no chips, tears or marks. 184pp. The world-reknowned historian and archaeologist Professor Stuart Piggot has made a lifelong study of the technological and social history of early transport - horses, wagons, chariots and wheeled conveyances of all kinds. Now he expands on the history of vehicles and mounts as symbols of status and eminence, fit to be presented to potentates, or buried with them. Required reading for any lover of coaches, carriages and horse driving. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Driven Dressage With The Single Horse, Rabinowitz, Sandy
11 Rabinowitz, Sandy Driven Dressage With The Single Horse
MI The American Drving Society 1989 Fourth Printing Illustrated Paperback Covers Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Rabinowitz, Sandy 
Exceedingly rare work in near fine shape with negligible wear and slight curl to tips of paperback covers, internally as new. Fourth printing 1994. Large format 12 inches tall x 9 inches wide, 56 well illustrated pages with a 14 pg addendum/glossary. Includes the following chapters: Historical Background of Dressage Driving; Dressage Practice; Arena In Which To Practice; Equipment for Dressage Driving; Bits For Dressage; The Aids; Beginning Objectives; Training Your Horse For Driven Dressage; Horses That Avoid Bit Contact; Transitions; The Gaits; Figures To Practice and What You Should Practice For Various Levels of Competition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Driving. An Instructional Guide to Driving Singles and Pairs. Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ, Richardson, Clive
12 Richardson, Clive Driving. An Instructional Guide to Driving Singles and Pairs. Fine 1st ED/HB/DJ
London B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1993 0713469463 / 9780713469462 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Photorgraphs and Drawings 
Gift quality 1st edition red textured paper covered hard cover boards. Not ex-lib. No names, tears or soil in the profusely illustrated 176 pp text. Unclipped, unpriced glossy photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears and displays beautifully in new mylar sleeve. A must-have volume for any carriage and cart enthusiast. Includes a guide to buying horses and equipment/ Step-by-step advice on breaking your horse to harness/ Instruction on driving singles & pairs/ How to prepare for competitive driving from show classes to combined driving/ Care and maintenance of equipment. Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guaranteed. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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13 Roth, Charlene Driving the Light Horse Training for Pleasure and Compeition
NY Arco Publishing Co. 1984 First Edition Cloth Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Photographs 
210 pgs. Book shows light rubs at very tips, former owner's embossed seal on fep. No writing, tears or soil. DJ in new mylar slightly rubbed at upper fore-edges, else complete and displays well w/photo of driving pair in a lovely four wheeled cart in front of grand mansion. Includes: The Horse/ Basic Equipment/ Elementary Training/ The Driver/ Pleasure Driving/ The Breed Ring/ Antique Carriage Competition/ Combined Driving/ Harness Racing/ Coaching, Parades, State Occasions/ Appendices: 1. Suggested Reading 2. Breed Registries 3. International and National Driving Organizations 4. Carriage Makers, Harnessmakers and Suppliers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Ryder, Thomas Carriage Turnouts and Appointments
NJ The Carriage Association of America First Edition Paperback As New No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs and Illustrations 
Pictorial cover. Book is in as new conition with no names, tears, or blemishes. 44 pgs. Guidelines for the Users of Horse-drawn Vehicles Compiled for the Carriage Association of America. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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15 Smith, Carol Madeline Driving Finish
London Robson Books 1994 0860517136 / 9780860517139 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Fine red hardcover with light ghosting from former erased pencil prices on fep. Remainder as new inside and out. Glossy pictorial dj is mint. The author's sequel to her first book: Driving Force in which Carol recounted the story of Bear, the chestnut Welsh Cob whose life she saved and in turn gave her the determination to walk and ride and drive again after a riding accident that nearly crippled her. Now, in Driving Finish, she goes on to tell how this experience motivated her to bring the joys and freedom of Carriage Driving into the lives of permanantly disabled friends. With her customary humor and honesty she continues the saga of how she and her husband Richard Smith fought against impossible personal and financial odds to keep their expanding family of horses at the very top of the Carriage Driving world. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Art of Long Reining, Stanier, Sylvia
16 Stanier, Sylvia The Art of Long Reining
London J. A. Allen 1987 085131435X / 9780851314358 Reprint Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Photographs 
32pg with pictoral wrapper showing 2 photos of horses at work. Fine glossy condition. An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and Extension, The Half-Halt, Rein-Back, Lateral Movements, Flying Change, Piaffer, Passage/ Cavaletti/ Finale. Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your complete satisfaction is our number 1 priority. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Art of Long Reining, Stanier, Sylvia
17 Stanier, Sylvia The Art of Long Reining
London J. A. Allen 1978 0851311814 / 9780851311814 Reprint Soft Cover Fine No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Photographs 
32pg with pictoral wrapper showing 2 photos of horses at work. Fine glossy condition. An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and Extension, The Half-Halt, Rein-Back, Lateral Movements, Flying Change, Piaffer, Passage/ Cavaletti/ Finale. Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your complete satisfaction is our number 1 priority. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Art of Long Reining SIGNED BY AUTHOR, Stanier, Sylvia
18 Stanier, Sylvia The Art of Long Reining SIGNED BY AUTHOR
London J. A. Allen 1972 First Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Signed by Author 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Photographs Signed by Author
Signed by Silvia and dated 1973 on front endpaper 12mo 32pg with pictoral card cover with sunning along front cover fore-edge and rear cover still displays well with 2 photos of horses at work on frt cov. Fine glossy condition inside, An easy to read foundation work on the practice of working horses on long lines. Contents: Author's Preface/ Working the Horse from the Ground - An Introduction/ Various Methods: Danish, English, French, Viennese/ Equipment/ Commencement, Fitting Tack, Handling the Reins/ Early Exercises, Aids, Circles, and Changes of Direction/ Advanced Schooling, Collection and Extension, The Half-Halt, Rein-Back, Lateral Movements, Flying Change, Piaffer, Passage/ Cavaletti/ Finale. Our books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your complete satisfaction is our number 1 priority. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The History of the Carriage NF 1st ED/HB/DJ, Tarr, Laszlo; Translated by Elisabeth Hoch.
19 Tarr, Laszlo; Translated by Elisabeth Hoch. The History of the Carriage NF 1st ED/HB/DJ
NY Arco Publishing Co. 1969 0668018712 / 9780668018715 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall illustrated 
First edition, first printing hardcover, not exlib. Gorgeous red cloth hardcover with silver title spine. Negligible fade on board periphery, 331 pp text crisp and unmarked. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows two half inch closed tears but is complete and displays well. Profusely illust in b/w throughout. More than suitable for gift giving. A fine study of the structural development of the carriage from its obscure origins in the fourth millennium B.C.to its eclipse by the automobile in the first decade of this (last) century. World-embracing, both historically and geographically, and ranges from Sumeria through ancient Greece and Rome, Byzantium and China, to medieval Europe and the American Wild West. It is not only a story of technological progress but of human ingenuity and artistic expression. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Drive Smarly -- Drive Safely, The Carriage Assocation of America
20 The Carriage Assocation of America Drive Smarly -- Drive Safely
NJ The Carriage Association of America First Edition Paperback As New No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Book as new without names, soil or blemishes. 16 pgs. Contents Include: Ten Common Causes of Accidents; Some Safety Rules and Feeding the Pleasure Driving Horse. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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