Item #15463 Essai de Bibliographie Hippique [2 vols.]. General Mennessier de la Lance, Gabriel Rene.

Essai de Bibliographie Hippique [2 vols.]

Mansfield Centre, CT: Martino, 2003. Second edition of facsimile reprint (1st pub. 1915-1921, 1999). Hardcover. 2 vols., totaling over 1500 pages; no ills. No jacket, as issued. In French. Very good (two coffee stains to fore-edges of one volume). Item #15463

A monumental bibliography of almost 8000 horse books published in French or Latin from the 16th to the early 20th centuries, including the supplement. The entries are extremely accurate, and they usually include author information or other commentary. Covers all subjects--riding and training, the cavalry, driving, racing, veterinary subjects, breeds and breeding, fiction and verse, etc. A sturdy copy of this indispensable reference for the serious collector or student of French horsemanship and equestrian culture. (Wells 5053, 5054 cites 1st eds.) (Published at $165.00) Heavy; shipping/handling may be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering.

Price: $125.00

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