1902. Item #16031
Guerin-Catelain, Maxime. Le Changement de Pied au Galop: Analyse de son Mecanisme. Paris: Berger-Levrault 1902. 61p, over 140 small line ills. and photos. Good hardcover (modern buckram, original wrappers not present). Inner margins of outer pages stained. Occasional neat pencil notes. In French. ** "Recherches experimentales" into the change of leg at the canter, based on sequential timed photographs by F. de Launay ("chronophotographies"). Most of the line ills. show gentlemen or military riders, but one series of about 3 dozen images is based on a demonstration by the famed amazone Therese Renz on her horse Cromwell. The author wrote other studies of gaits and jumping. (Wells 3153) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.