1897. Item #1508
Underhill, Francis T. Driving for Pleasure: Or, the Harness Stable and Its Appointments. NY: Appleton 1897. xi, 158p + many photos on 124 pls. Good hardcover: half leather, suede (usual cover rubbing, spine faded). Occasional marginal page tears; else internally very good. ** A better copy than is often found of this elegant Gilded Age book about coaching and maintaining a fashionable stable. "One of the landmarks of American books on the subject" (Rittenhouse 90). From the collection of champion four-in-hand driver Deirdre H. Pirie. Heavy; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.
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