1903. Item #16866
Ware, Francis M. Driving. NY: Doubleday, Page, 1903. 1st ed. x, 319p + many photos and line ills. Fair hardcover, elaborately gilt stamped. Externally worn but complete ex-library, with title and shelf number on spine; a few internal marks. Bookplate roughly removed. More details on request. ** On the modes and manners of driving and managing a stable and staff. Treats vehicles, driving (including showing and road racing), appointments, stabling, shoeing and balancing, etc. One of the four great coaching books of Gilded Age America. Reference copy, priced accordingly. (Wells 8045) $50.00[a].