Draper & Hall's Riding Academy; 91 West Dedham Street, Boston. Draper, Hall.

Draper & Hall's Riding Academy; 91 West Dedham Street, Boston

Boston: No stated publisher, n.d. [ca. 1870s-80s]. No stated edition. Unbound sheet. One sheet of card stock, folded once to make four panels. No date, but business directories list the stable at this address in 1879 and 1883. Ca. 4 x 5 inches. Cover shows a view of the academy. Very good (light foxing). Item #30162

Pocket-sized brochure advertising the boarding, lesson, and rental services of this livery stable in Boston’s South End. The horses (for team and saddle) were “gentle, kind, and perfectly safe.” The stable could accommodate over 300 horses on the “light, airy, and perfectly ventilated” second floor. With a list of rules and schedule of lessons. Gentlemen and ladies were taught separately, as were misses and masters. They could ride together at set hours and during evening musical rides.
No copies on WorldCat. Historic New England has a different edition. AAS holds the announcement of their opening in 1868. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $75.00

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