1991. Item #6063
Weatherby, J., An Introduction to a General Stud-Book [and] Peter Willett, A History of the General Stud-Book. London: Weatherbys 1991. 2 volumes: 207p, 143p, several ills. Fine hardcovers, leather spines, in slipcase. ** Facsimile reprint of the first English Thoroughbred stud book (published 1791) plus Willett's excellent history of the stud book and the Weatherbys firm into the 1990s. Published in a small edition upon the stud book's 200th anniversary. A handsome set, suitable for a gift.