Caen: Musee de Normandie, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. 200p, many ills., many in color. No jacket, as issued. In French. New. Item #30577
Catalogue of a wonderful exhibition that was held at the time of the World Equestrian Games in France. Divided into sections on the history of classical horsemanship, equitation as spectacle, the horse in art and veterinary science, and equestrian sport. Illustrated with a wide variety of paintings, prints, photos, books, sculpture, posters, and artifacts. Emphasis on Europe, with much on sidesaddle riding in the circus and in society, driving, and Saumur. A beautiful book. We have a very limited supply from France.