Books on the Horse and Horsemanship, Riding, Hunting, Breeding & Racing, 1400-1941, a Catalogue.

(London and New Haven, CT): Tate Gallery for the Yale Center for British Art, 1981. First edition, in the series "Sport in Art and Books, the Paul Mellon Collection". 4to. xvii, (3), 427 pp. Illustrated from photographs, plates, some in color. Introduction: "A Physical History of English books on a luxury subject: the horse as an animal of noble recreation and delight." Descriptive bibliography of the horse from illuminated manuscripts to the final works issued from The Derrydale Press. Fine. Gilt-stamped decorated red cloth, color illustrated dust jacket. (#7804). Item #60722

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