Cassell's The New Book of the Horse by Charles Richardson, 1911 - Sold

This book was published by Cassell and Company Ltd., of London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne in 1911

It covers many equestrian subjects, from horseracing, the development of the thoroughbred and famous racehorses, through different breeds , hunting, polo and carriage driving.
It ends with an interesting veterinary section.
It has "twenty-nine coloured plates and numerous photographic illustrations and an extensive veterinary section"

All of the plates and illustrations are still present - this is not common,they are often removed and mounted as separate prints The pages are all in good condition but the spine of the book is faded and weak and some of the sections are becoming loose.

Dimensions : 11" (28cm) x 8¾" (22cm) x 2¾ (7cm)
Weight : 8lb 4½oz (3.75kg)

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