Harness by John Philipson, with remarks on The Cape Cart by Nimshivich , 1971

This book is a 1971 reprint of a book published in 1882.
Its title page reads : "Harness : As it has been, as it is, and as it should be
by John Philipson,
Vice President of th Institute of British Carriage Manufacturers
Member of the Society of Arts, and Institute of Mechanical Engineers &c., &c.,
with remarks
On Traction, and the Use of the Cape Cart,
Illustrated by correspondence, in the "field", re-printed by permission of the author.
An appendix by the same author, containing some very important directions to grooms and coachmen respecting their duties, their dress, hints on driving, &c., &c.

It is an ex-library book, with the relevant stamps.
Internally it is in good condition, with 142 pages and 24 illustrations plus 8 woodcuts.
it is a hardback with a blue cloth binding and a slihtly tatty dust jacket..

Dimensions : 8¾" (22.2cm) x 5¾" (14.4cm) x ¾" (2cm)
Weight : 12½oz (358g)

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