1981. Item #411
Podeschi, John B. Books on the Horse and Horsemanship: The Paul Mellon Collection. Riding, Hunting, Breeding & Racing 1400-1941. London: Tate Gallery for the Yale Center for British Art, 1981. 427p, nearly 400 ills., 33 in color. Very good hardcover in very good d.j. ** A handsome and meticulous descriptive bibliography of one of the great private sporting libraries (now at Yale). The collations are especially useful for plate books. Emphasizes, but is not limited to, the Thoroughbred and its uses. Heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. [Attingham].