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First edition, first printing 1912. Green cloth boards with spotting on upper board tip and color loss at fairly sharp tips and bumped spine ends. No title on backstrip. Frt board has a complete b/w photo framed in gilt of an arab looking horse complete with fancy arab decorative bridle, tassels and long shanked dbl bridle. Bright gilt title on frt board, tidy name and sticker pull abrasion on tip of age toned fep. Tissue guarded glossy frontis shows light foxing as does title page which also has a smaller b/w photo of a man mounted on an Arabian type horse, and is imprinted with "Many illustrations from fotografs". Top edge of page block gilt, 106 pp crisp and bright. No loose leaves or problems inside. Chapters include: Preface/ What Horse for the Cavalry?/ Horses in Holland/ German Horses - Northern Germany/ German Horses - Wurtemburgh/ Austrian Horses - The Lippizans/ Hungarian Horses - The Home of the Hussars/ Hungarian Covernment Studs - Mezohegyes/ Hungarian Government Studs - Babolna/ Hungarian Government Studs, Kisber, Fogaras. 53 illustrations. Exceedingly rare volume in presentable condition for any sportsmans library.
Title: What Horse For The Cavalry?
Categories: HORSE BREEDS & HISTORY,
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: MA, J. H. Franklin Co.: 1912
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Size: 8vo - over 7
Weight: 0.00 Item
Seller Id: 43980