Paris: Ernest Bourdin, n.d. . Johannot, T. Unstated edition. Hardcover. 155p, many line ills. by Charlet, T. Johannot, Eug. Giraud, and A. Giroux. Contemporary marbled boards, leather spine; original paper covers bound in. Spine faded, covers shelf-rubbed. In French. Very good. Item #13953
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.