Luz da Liberal, e Nobre Arte da Cavallaria [1 of 1100]

Andrade, Manoel Carlos de. Luz da Liberal, e Nobre Arte da Cavallaria, Lisbon: Edicao da Livraria Sam Carlos 1971. Large facsimile reprint of the 1790 original. xxvi, 454p + 94 pls. (23 folding). Very good to fine hardcover: marbled boards (edges shelf-rubbed), leather spine. No. 247 of 1000 copies for sale, signed by the publisher. In Portuguese. ** Modern reprint of this landmark of 18th-century Portuguese printing, illustration, and horsemanship. Andrade was ecuyer to the great riding master Marialva, "sometimes referred to as the Gueriniere of the Iberian Peninsula" (Loch, Dressage, p. 75). (Wells 235 cites original ed.) Good for a special gift. Large and heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. Item #16354

Price: $500.00

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