Annals of horsemanship: containing accounts of accidental experiments, and experimental accidents, both successful and unsuccessful: communicated by various correspondents to Geoffrey Gambado

[BUNBURY Henry William] 1750-1811

With seventeen Hand-Coloured Caricatures of Riders and Methods of Riding Large octavo, xvii, [1, blank], 95, [1, blank] pp, seventeen hand coloured stipple-etched plates (including frontispiece) by W.P. Carey after Bunbury. Early twentieth…

£750 | Published: 1792 | Publisher: William Jones

Arcic Zoology complete with Supplement

[PENNANT Thomas] 1726-1798

Complete with 24 B&W plates, 2 vignettes plus 2 large maps VG. First editions, 1784 , 5 & 1787, 3 volumes bound as 2, 4to, re-spined in quarter tan calf over red marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spines, raised bands, ink tooling, gilt…

£2650 | Published: 1784 | Publisher: Henry Hughs

History of Quadrupeds.

[PENNANT Thomas] 1726-1798

1st ed, 52 pls, VG, small 4to. Two volumes in modern quarter calf with marbled boards, corners lightly bumped and worn, some blind tooling. New spines, raised bands, blind and decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt to maroon leather labels.…

£650 | Published: 1781 | Publisher: B White

The Welsh Pony described in two letters to a friend.

DARGAN Olive Tilford

VG, 26 photographic illustrations, privately printed, 1913. In its original cream covers, a little bumped & worn at edges, black ink titles. Spine, worn, ink titles & date, edges bumped. Internally, half title, frontis, [7],. (viii-xiii), [1],…

£75 | Published: 1913 | Publisher: Charles A Stone

A General System of Horsemanship in all its branches:

NEWCASTLE William Cavendish Duke of 1592-1676.

1743, 2 vols, 62 plates - complete, 1st English edition of the Duke of Newcastle's celebrated work on the training of horses. Two volumes in contemporary speckled calf, gilt edge & corner tooling, some wear to corners & edges. Spines, raised bands,…

£9750 | Published: 1743 | Publisher: J. Brindley

Beggars on Horseback A Riding Tour in North Wales

SOMERVILLE E CE. 1858-1949 And ROSS Martin 1862-1915

VG, 1st ed, 1895 . Original light blue cloth, faded at edges, corner rubbed, edges lightly worn, black ink titles & image. Spine, faded, gilt titles, edges bumped. Internally, half title, [5], (vi) only, [1], 2-186 pp, numerous illustrations…

£125 | Published: 1895 | Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons

An Essay on Hunting.

SQUIRE A Country [GOSDEN Thomas 1780-1843 or SQUIRE Francis 1682-1750]

EXTRA illustrated, 47 pls, VG. In full 20c brown morocco, decorative gilt tooling, edges rubbed. Relaid spine, old laid down, raised bands, gilt titles & decorative gilt tooling. Internally, portrait frontis, [3], 4-92 pp, 47 pls (includes 1…

£775 | Published: 1817 | Publisher: J Roberts

Chemistry of Animal Bodies.

THOMSON Thomas 1773-1852

VG, 1st ed, 1843. A valuable contribution to the important division of chemical knowledge of which it treats. In c1900 half calf over blue marbled boards, small paper tear, some blind tooling, corners & edges very lightly bumped & worn. Spine,…

£225 | Published: 1843 | Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: Longman, Brown, Green, & Longmans

The Arabian Horse his Country and People

TWEEDIE Major-General [William] 1836-1914

Complete. Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author, 1st ed, Near Fine, 1894. In full green morocco (by the Chelsea Bindery), gilt edge tooling & gilt horse head vignette (of Rashid). Spine, gilt tooling, titles & palm trees. Internally, half…

£4875 | Published: 1894 | Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons