Carriages Pleasures and Treasures

By: Damase, Jaques; Translated By William Mitchell

Price: $12.00

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Book Condition: Fine


Gift quality 1st edition hardcover in attractive sky blue paper covered boards with a black line drawing of a carriage on frt cover. Book shows sharp tips and spine ends, with negligible color loss at lower edges from shelf storage. 120 pp glossy text is profusely illustrated with b/w plates and line drawings, plus a few color photographs. Gorgeous original dj in mylar shows negligible wear at the tips and features a unique 6-in-hand brown and white Pinto horses: four abreast in front and two in the rear. The book traces the history and development of the many styles of carriages and horse-drawn vehicles each suited for a particular need. Contents include: Early Carriages; The Seventeenth Century; The Eighteenth Century; The Flight of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette; The Nineteenth Century; and, Carriages in the United States.

Title: Carriages Pleasures and Treasures

Author Name: Damase, Jaques; Translated By William Mitchell

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: COACHING & CARRIAGE DRIVING,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller Id: 17418

Keywords: Coaching, Driving Horses, Transportation, Pinto Horses, History of Coaching and various types and styles of carriages.,