Practical Horsemanship [cover reads: Riding]. W. A. Kerr.

Practical Horsemanship [cover reads: Riding]

1891. Kerr, W.A. Practical Horsemanship [cover reads: Riding: The All-England Series]]. London: George Bell 1891. 222p + 10p of publisher's ads, several photos and line ills. Fair hardcover: shaken, covers soiled, page removed between last page of text and first page of ads (an announcement for Kerr's book on sidesaddle riding). ** The first edition of this volume in the publisher's series of Handbooks of Athletic Sports. General advice on riding, handling vices, bits and bitting, saddlery, hints on buying, shoeing, etc. With a long chapter on teaching boys and girls how to ride. The photographic plates are a fairly early use of photography in a riding manual. One of the ads is for a book about how to mount hoofs of animals in "new and original designs," such as for inkwells and trophies. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Wells 4193) Sold as is. Item #16539

Price: $15.00

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