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“THE ILLUSTRATIONS ARE AMONG THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TO EVER GRACE EQUESTRIAN LITERATURE”

CAVENDISH, William, Duke of Newcastle. Methode et Invention Nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux. London, 1737.

Second edition of Cavendish’s important first treatise on the horse and horsemanship, with engraved title page and 42 wonderful double-page folio engravings of horse breeds and training methods, all pulled directly from the original 1658 copperplates, and 50 in-text woodcut diagrams. Beautifully bound in period-style full calf-gilt. $14,000.

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SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF AFRICAN GAME TRAILS, ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES SIGNED BY THEODORE ROOSEVELT

ROOSEVELT, Theodore. African Game Trails. New York, 1910. Two volumes.

Signed limited first edition, number 495 of only 500 copies signed by Roosevelt, with 50 illustrations, including photographs, photogravures, drawings, and a map. $7500.

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CHARLES ELLIOT PERKINS’ OWN COPY OF THE PINTO HORSE

PERKINS, Charles E. The Pinto Horse. Santa Barbara, 1927.

First edition, with a signed original pen-and-ink illustration of a cowboy on horseback by Edward Borein and “Charles Elliot Perkins-Santa Barbara-California, May 1928” written in the author’s hand on the front free endpaper. $7200.

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"THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK ON INDIAN SPORT IN EXISTENCE"

(INDIA) (HUNTING) WILLIAMSON, Thomas. Oriental Field Sports. London, 1808. Two volumes.

First quarto edition of this classic Indian color plate book, with 40 splendid full-page hand-colored aquatint plates after S. Howett depicting vivid scenes of the hunting of elephant, rhinoceros, tiger, leopard, and other big game in India. In handsome morocco-gilt bindings. $4900.

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“FAIR PLAY IS THE HIGHEST LAW OF SPORTSMEN THE WORLD OVER”

(POLO) STOCK, Alphons. International Sport. London, New York, circa 1930. Limited first edition of this gallery of the most notable equestrian sportsmen and sportswomen of the world circa 1930, one of only 250 copies, this copy unnumbered. With 65 lovely photogravure portraits, many astride their horses. $3800.

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"EVOCATIVE SKETCHES OF TIGER, GAUR, BISON, LEOPARD, SPOTTED DEER, AND THE LIKE"

STERNDALE, Robert Armitage. Denizens of the Jungles. Calcutta, 1886.

Expanded second edition of Sterndale's "quite scarce" collection of sketches, with 12 folio lithographs of the wild animals of India in their natural habitats, including "evocative sketches" of tiger, elephant, leopard, gaur, entellus monkeys (langur), wild boar, rhinoceros, sambar deer, and Marco Polo sheep, among others. $2200.

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“THE EUROPEAN HAS NEITHER THE WISH NOR THE POWER TO CONSTITUTE A WHITE PROLETARIAT IN COUNTRIES LIKE EAST AFRICA”

CHURCHILL, Winston. My African Journey. London, 1908.

First edition of this early Churchill travelogue, with three full-page maps and over 60 photographs, many taken by Churchill, in original pictorial cloth. $2200.

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SET OF SIX SURTEES HUNTING PARODIES, WITH HAND-COLORED PLATES BY LEECH AND BROWNE

SURTEES, Robert Smith. Handley Cross. WITH: Five other Surtees titles. London, 1880. Six volumes.

Early editions (printed from the original plates) of six vigorous and engaging Surtees comic novels, abounding with sharp social observations, illustrated with hand-colored plates and in-text line cuts by John Leech and Hablôt K. Browne. Handsomely bound by Lauriat of Boston. $1900.

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“ON RANCHES SUCH AS THE ETON RANCH IN WYOMING…”

LEIGH, William R. The Western Pony. New York and London, 1935.

Second edition of this classic illustrated book on horses, with six fine mounted color plates of horses and 18 in-text illustrations, signed on the half title by William R. Leigh. $1600.

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