1973. Item #16429
Toptani, Count Ilias. Modern Show Jumping. NY: Arco 1972. Rev. ed. (1st pub. 1954, subtitled "The South American Method"). 168p, several line ills. (including diagrams of suggested courses) + many photos. Good hardcover in fair d.j. (worn). ** This edition of this classic manual retains Toptani's overview of horsemanship and the cavalry in South America, and his comparison of South American and Anglo-American methods, but is revised or updated elsewhere. With a long discussion of rapping, pros and cons. (Not in Wells, who cites the 1972 U.K. ed.) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.