1909. Item #16777
Great Britain. Board of Agriculture and Fisheries. Types of Horses Suitable for Army Remounts. London: HMSO 1909. 8p, 10 photos. Good paperbound (light soil, wear). ** Summary of types of horses suitable for the Household Cavalry, Cavalry of the Line, Royal Artillery, Royal Field Artillery, Royal Engineers and Army Service Corps, and Mounted Infantry (often a polo type). Describes desirable build and gaits, and includes the number of horses needed annually for each category. The photos show horses then actually in service. The scarce original edition, which is superior to the scanned reprints. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. [World War I].