[Paris]: [1751-1772]. No stated edition. Hardcover (rebound in boards, quarter vellum). Two suites of captions and engraved plates from the Encyclopedie: 6p + many ills. on 33 pls., and 2p + many ills. on 7 pls. (1 double page). In French. From the collection of dressage master Dr.H.L.M. Van Schaik, with his blind stamp. Spine and outer pages lightly foxed, a little old worming to some bottom magins. Overall very good. Item #30920
The first group covers horsemanship and stable care. Most of the plates illustrate manege riding, based on Parrocel's plates in La Gueriniere; the others show saddles, bridles, stable equipment, and stabel design. The second group covers shoeing, with many illustrations of shoes and farriery tools. The plates are complete, and all are very good, rich impressions. Ca. 10 x 15 inches. Shipping/handling may be extra; please keep this in mind when ordering.