Wagon, Chariot and Carriage. Symbol and Status in the History of Transport

By: Piggott, Stuart

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Fine 1st edition in rust boards 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. 184 pp. 33 illustrations. The world-renowned 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.

Title: Wagon, Chariot and Carriage. Symbol and Status in the History of Transport

Author Name: Piggott, Stuart

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: DRIVING HORSES,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1992

ISBN Number: 0500251142

ISBN Number 13: 9780500251140

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 40289

Keywords: DRIVING HORSES, COACHING, MEDIEVAL TRANSPORT, HORSE HARNESS, CHARIOTS.,