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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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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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"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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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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FIRST EDITION OF FERGUSSON’S ADVENTURE SPORT AND TRAVEL ON THE TIBETAN STEPPES, 1911, WITH TWO FOLDING MAPS OF CHINA AND 27 PHOTOGRAPHIC PLATES OF CHINA AND TIBET

(CHINA) FERGUSSON, W.N. Adventure Sport and Travel on the Tibetan Steppes. London, 1911.

First edition, with two folding maps, 27 photographic plates of China, Tibet, and their inhabitants, and 48 in-text photographic illustrations, in original pictorial cloth. $1400.

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“A VALUABLE MANUAL FOR HUNTSMEN ON THE USE OF THE LED-HOUND”

HEPPE, Carl von. Lehrprinz oder Praktische Abhandlung von dem Leithund. Augsburg, 1751.

First and only edition of this early work on training dogs for stag hunting, with engraved frontispiece and folding engraved plate by Tobias Lobeck. $1350.

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40 FULL-PAGE PORTRAITS OF “CRACK” RACEHORSES

WILDRAKE, pseudonym [TATTERSALL, George]. Cracks of the Day. London, 1843.

Second edition of this ten-years’ chronicle of the English Turf, “with additions, completing the work to January, 1843,” with separate wood-engraved title page and 73 illustrations, including 40 full-page steel-engravings of great racehorses, beautifully bound by Bayntun of Bath for Brentano’s. $1250.

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