2004. Item #12734
Harris, Charles. Workbooks from the Spanish School 1948-1951. London: J.A. Allen 2004. 448p, hundreds of line ills. (drawings and diagrams, printed in green) and many photos. As new hardcover in d.j. Out of print. ** "Harris was the first and only [outside] pupil to complete the 1948-51 course at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Every day he wrote down what he learned, illustrating each point and filling two thick notebooks. These notes are reproduced just as he wrote them, forming a unique record of classical horsemanship." With a candid and moving autobiographical memoir that sheds light on Harris, a brilliant and controversial dressage master, who should be better known in the U.S. Large and heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.