1858. Item #16780
Pellier, Louis-Charles. Essai Elementaire sur l'Art de l'Equitation. Paris: Le Blanc 1858. 3rd ed. (1st pub. 1823). 131p. Good hardcover (very good bright binding of later marbled boards, leather spine); original wrappers bound in. Dampstain to upper part of ca. first 30 pages. Text volume only, without the separate volume of 15 plates. In French. ** The last edition, published posthumously by one of the author's students. Mennessier de la Lance notes this book is less "elementary" than its title hints, for it transmits complicated movements from the School of Versailles, of which Pellier was almost the last representative (his father was Ecuyer to Louis XV). (Wells 5691) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. is, $50.00[a].