1845. Item #10029
Cardini, F. Dictionnaire d'Hippiatrique et d'Equitation. Paris: Bouchard-Huzard 1845. 751p + several line engravings, chiefly of good and bad legs ("aplombs"). Very good hardcover: contemporary half leather, marbled boards (rubbed). Scattered light foxing. In French. ** The first edition of this very comprehensive dictionary of hundreds of terms relating to riding and training, veterinary subjects, breeding, the horse in general, etc. An expanded 2-volume edition was published in 1848. (Wells 1342).