1971. Item #14329
Galiano, MM., et al., eds., plus groups such as La Societe d'Encouragement pour l'Amelioration des Races de Chevaux en France, and several others. Le Cheval a travers les Ages. Chateau de Chateaudun, 1971. p, reproduced from typescript as issued and printed on rectos only, so there are 64p of text, 3 ills. Good paperbound (small stain on front cover; outer pages foxed and lightly dampstained; fore-edges foxed); overall internally very good. In French. ** A scarce catalogue of a very large loan exhibition of artifacts and art related to the history of the horse and horsemanship. No copies in WorldCat, the Bibliotheque Nationale, or any other source consulted. The first half contains texts on the history of the horse and horsemanship, and shorter pieces on other subjects, such as the Cadre Noir, the Lipizzans, the history of trotting in France, etc. The second half is a list of the 927 objects on display--artifacts, equipment, horseshoes, prints and other works of art, etc. These are summary listings, with no illustrations. Sometimes the objects are identifiable from the information about the lender; sometimes they aren't. Arranged by room and theme, such as racing, medieval knighthood, bits and spurs, etc. Large; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.