1902. Item #14934
Riding Club of New York. Constitution, By-Laws and List of Members, 3 vols. [1902, 1904, 1905]. NY: The Knickerbocker Press (G.P. Putnam's Sons). Each ca. 56p, no ills. Very good hardcover (light shelf wear, light foxing to endpapers). ** The Riding Club (founded as The Gentlemen's Riding Club in 1881) was located at 7 East 58 Street. New York Gilded Age society is amply represented in the lists of members. From the house and riding ring rules: "Ladies may have the use of the Billiard-Room at any time after nine o'clock p.m., provided the room is not occupied at that time by members." "Only young girls under fourteen years of age will be permitted to ride astride in the Ring or with the class in the Park." Scarce. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.