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    One of the Most Beautiful Horse Books Published in France

    [Horses]. François Robichon de la Gueriniere. Ecole de Cavalerie, contenant la Connoissance, L'instruction de la Conservation du Cheval. Paris: Huart et Moreau, et. al., 1751. Second folio edition. Approximately, 17.25 x 11 inches. [viii], 318, [9, Table], [1, Privilege] pages. Complete with twenty-four plates inserted throughout, including four double-page folding plates. With several engraved vignettes. Contemporary full calf, boards decoratively ruled in gilt, spine tooled in gilt in compartments. Binding heavily worn, boards detached, spine label missing, a few leaves with minor dampstain, a few leaves toned, minor foxing and occasional soiling, a few plates with minor tears. The final leaf is still attached to the detached rear board. Although the binding is in poor condition, the interior is quite clean and wide-margined. This edition is expanded and has more illustrations than the first folio edition of 1733. From the collection of Zita Books.
    Menessier de la Lance 27. Cohen 588.

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