Brown suede boards with leather spine; front board illustrated with riding crop. Condition of boards and spine decent, with only light storage rubbing. A couple f tiny holes to tissue paper facing frontispiece, otherwise contents fine, with no inscriptions. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Driving for Pleasure or the Harness Stable ...
Año de publicación: 1896
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción D. Appleton, New York, 1896. First edition. 4to. xi, 158 pp. Illustrated from photographs, 124 plates. Preface: "The want of a book which treats directly of the proper appointment of sporting and non-sporting vehicles has prompted the preparation of this work." Still a good copy in a binding that does not often turn up in much better condition. Publisher's brown three-quarter sheep (spine ends, corners, and edges bumped, spine with many creased lines) and decorated gilt-stamped suede, gilt spine title, top edge gilt., others untrimmed. (#4792). Nº de ref. de la librería 57997
Descripción New York: D. Appleton, 1897. Calf and Suede. Estado de conservación: Very Good. Excellent. New York: D. Appleton, 1897. Small 4to, 3/4 calf and suede; decoration of harness whip in black and gilt on front cover. A little rubbed; rather better than average for this binding; light waterstain to upper margins at beginning and ending pages of text. With 124 full page photographic plates of carriages, sporting and non-sporting, and stable fittings. A landmark American book on carriages. Binding is Binding is Calf and Suede. Size: Small 4to. Nº de ref. de la librería 3633