Johannot, T. Item #13953
Cler, Albert. La Comedie a cheval ou manies et travers du monde equestre.... Paris: Ernest Bourdin, n.d. . 155p, many line ills. by Charlet, T. Johannot, Eug. Giraud, and A. Giroux. Very good hardcover (contemporary marbled boards, leather spine; original paper covers bound in). Spine faded, covers shelf-rubbed. In French. ** Humorous observations on racing, gentlemen riders, cavalry officers, stud farm managers (the primary requirement is not to like horses), etc. A popular work, further enlivened by the leading French illustrators of the day. (Mennessier de la Lance 1:286, Wells 1536) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.