2002. Item #11896
Deblaise, Philippe. De Rusius a La Broue: Itineraire du livre equestre dans l'Europe de la Renaissance. Philippica 2002. 79p, many ills. New paperbound. In French. ** Fine introduction to early European equestrian literature and its spread throughout the continent. The history of veterinary and horsemanship books is followed by detailed descriptions and title-page illustrations of 50 classic Italian, French, Spanish, and German books of the 15th-17th centuries. An excellent reference, based on an exhibition at Saumur. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.