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TRAINING THE ROMAN CAVALRY: FROM ARRIAN'S ARS TACTICA
Written by Ann Hyland.
Stock no. 1816025
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1993. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A detailed analysis of all the Roman cavalry manoeuvres, from charges to mounted javelin throwing. B/w photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0862999847.

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THE WELSH COB
Written by Wynne Davies.
Stock no. 2124774
Published by J.A. Allen. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. This book, beautifully illustrated with colour pictures and Welsh poetry, traces the development of the breed from its origins and that of its ancestor, the Welsh Mountain Pony. ISBN: 0851317219. Bumping to base of spine and a couple of corners. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks and marks.

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THE HORSE WITH A TREATISE OF DRAUGHT
Written by William Youatt.
Stock no. 2124127
Published by Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans. 1853. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth. A New Edition. B/w illustrations. Under the superintendence of the Society For The Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Spine is browned with 1" split to top. Bumping to corners; uneven fading to rest of covers. Name to front pastedown. A little pencil annotation. Last page is partially stuck to rear endpaper. Newspaper cutting stuck to rear pastedown.

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MODERN PRACTICAL FARRIERY
Written by W.J. Miles; J.I. Lupton. Illustrated by Benjamin Herring.
Stock no. 2123937
Published by William Mackenzie. Circa 1880. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine, with gilt title. A complete guide to all that relates to the horse. Its history, varieties, and uses - breaking, training, feeding, stabling, and grooming - how to buy, keep and treat a horse in health and disease, etc. Complete System of the Veterinary Art, as at present practised at the Royal Veterinary College, London. With numerous illustrations and a series of anatomical plates, engraved from original drawings from nature by Herring. To which is added an Essay on the diseases and management of cattle, sheep, and Pigs by Lupton. 12 colour plates and frontis. Covers are heavily marked with some scuffing. Damage to spine, which may have been partially repaired; split all the way down front edge, which appears to have been re-glued. Joints are cracked. Foxing and some grubby margin marks. Damp marking to top of some page margins.

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A PARSON'S SON: SPORTING ARTIST
Written by Michael Lyne. Illustrated by Michael Lyne.
Stock no. 1814949
Published by J.A. Allen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1974. Nearly fine condition.

Limited Edition of 750 numbered copies signed by the author. Oblong format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w and colour plates, b/w sketches throughout. All edges gilt. ISBN: 0851311768. This copy is number 101 of 750 SIGNED by the author. Included is original shipping box. Lower rear corner lightly bumped.

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THE ROYAL OFFICE OF MASTER OF THE HORSE
Written by M.M. Reese.
Stock no. 1609533
Published by Threshold Books. 1st 1976. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 0901366900. SIGNED by author and also the Duke of Beaufort on title page. Price-cut wrapper. Tape marks to endpapers and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is a little edge rubbed.

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RIDING RECOLLECTIONS
Written by G.J. Whyte-Melville. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson.
Stock no. 1814090
Published by W. Thacker & Co.. 1st 1898. Very good condition.

Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front board. Colour frontis with tissue guard plus b/w plates. Deckle edged. Top edge gilt. Spine faded, boards unevenly faded, rear board also scuffed. Neat name & date in ink to free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots.

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FROM COLONEL TO SUBALTERN: SOME KEYS FOR HORSEOWNERS
Written by M.F. McTaggart.
Stock no. 1813970
Published by Country Life Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth spine with title, red cloth sides, black title with inkwell and feather pen vignette to front. B/w illustrations. Spine browned, a few marks to boards. Front hinge pulled. A few scattered foxspots and grubby margin marks.

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EQUINE DENTISTRY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE
Written by Patricia Pence.
Stock no. 1812294
Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A quick reference on the medical management of dental problems in the horse. Cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. 275 pages including index. ISBN: 0683304038. A nice, clean copy.

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THE HORSE ON THE CUT
Written by Donald J. Smith.
Stock no. 2121116
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the canal horses of Britain. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0850595142. Fading to spine and a couple of cover edges. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing.

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DRIVEN DRESSAGE WITH THE SINGLE HORSE
Written by Sandy Rabinowitz.
Stock no. 1812144
Published by The American Driving Society. 1994. Very good condition.

Prepared for the whip who has established a familiarity with good driving practice and a sense of mutual trust and respect for the animal between the shafts. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w illustrations and diagrams. 4th impression. Slight fading to spine front edge. A few faint marks to covers. Contents clean.

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FLASH
Written by Esther Averill. Illustrated by F. Rojankovsky.
Stock no. 1505063
Published by Faber & Faber Limited. 1st 1934. Almost very good condition.

The Story of a Horse, A Coach-Dog and the Gypsies. Yellow cloth spine, pictorial boards, 10.5 x 7". Colour illustrations. 32 pages. Spine bumped and worn. Corners very worn with some loss of surface. Covers grubby with scratches to rear cover. Name in pen to front endpaper. A few marks to contents but many pages are clean. Light browning, mainly to endpapers.

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