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Mount & Man A Key to Better Horsemanship

By: McTaggart D.S.O., Lt. Col. M.F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41187

Condition: Very Good


Tight bright 1st edition hardcover in lightly soiled bright red cloth boards. Spine sunned but gilt title legible. 163 pp. Tidy gift dedication on fep, no other markings found. Professionally reproduced dust wrapper is from the third edition has a large chip on the spine but displays ok in new mylar. A book of horsemanship, one of the first ever to offer arguments for the 'forward seat' using verbal riding many times instruction using examples in the hunt field supported with many lovely full page charcoal sketches by Lionel Edwards. View more info

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Stable and Saddle

By: McTaggart D.S.O., Lt. Col. M.F.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller Id: 30058

Condition: Good +


1st US edition hardcover in navy cloth covered boards with bright gilt image of man in tails and top hat jumping a three bar post and rail on frt cover and bright gilt title on somewhat darkened backstrip. Color is really navy, not royal blue as the camera flash makes it seem. Corners bumped and rubbed, cloth on both ends of spine is tatty with a 1/2" closed tear at head. Super rare dust wrapper from the Methuen first UK edition of the same year is professionally reproduced, has a somewhat darkened spine but is complete, displays well in new mylar and will keep this volume in protecte... View more info

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From Colonel to Subaltern Some Keys For Horseowners

By: McTaggart D.S.O., Lt. Col. M.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 30054

Condition: Good


Solid 1st edition reading copy with bumped and rubbed tips. Red paper covered boards with black illustrations, taupe linen cloth spine shows age toning. Corners rubbed with board tips showing. Former owner sig on illustrated fep. 240 pp. Lively and amusing line drawings throughout. Excellent information humorously presented in informative series of letters to his son, the author covers horse sense from purchase through riding. An early advocate of the forward seat. Splendid fireside company for any horse lover! View more info

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From Colonel to Subaltern Some Keys For Horseowners

By: McTaggart D.S.O., Lt. Col. M.F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Country Life: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29006

Condition: Very Good


Good solid 1st edition in red paper covered boards with black illustrations show rub marks and fading, esp on rear board. Taupe linen cloth spine age toned and touch of discoloration at foot of spine. Corners rubbed with board tips just peeking out. 240 pp text crisp and clean, slightly age toned but not brittle. Illustrated endpapers. Lively and amusing line drawings throughout. Excellent information humorously presented in letters to his son, covering acquisition through riding. An early advocate of the forward seat. View more info

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Stable and Saddle

By: McTaggart D.S.O., Lt. Col. M.F.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. LTD.: 1929

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller Id: 46254

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality, first UK edition hardcover in navy cloth covered boards with bright gilt image of man in tails and top hat jumping a three bar post and rail on frt cover and bright gilt title on backstrip. Color is really navy, not royal blue as the camera flash makes it seem. Corners still sharp, spine ends are bumped and all show color loss only (no broken cloth). Super rare dust wrapper is professionally reproduced, has a somewhat darkened spine but is complete, without chips or tears, displays well in new mylar and will keep this volume in super shape going forward. 207 pp text is crisp... View more info