1900. Item #3690
Rogers, Fairman. A Manual of Coaching. London: Lippincott 1900. xv, 279p, 183 ills. + 34 pls., some with guardsheets printed in red. One of 500 copies for England (out of 1500 total, some of which were reportedly lost at sea). Good hardcover (shelfwear; front cover mended but a little loose). Ink name of former owner: art dealer E.J. Rousuck. ** Classic book on coaches, accessories, appointments, harness, driving, etc., by a legendary expert. "One of the three or four finest books on coaches. A cornerstone for any collection of books on carriages." (Rittenhouse 75) [Attingham].