1902. Item #9751
Aureggio, E. Conferences Illustrees sur la Cavalerie des Armees Francaises & Etrangeres [etc.] [Lyon, ca. 1905?]. 4th ed. (1st pub. ca. 1902). 278p, over 100 line ills. and photos. Good hardcover (later cloth; original paper covers bound in). Bookplate of The Cavalry Club [London]. In French. ** Compares the French cavalry's horses and methods with other cavalries worldwide, including Russia. With much on various breeds, horses of north Africa, and shoeing. Aureggio was a veterinarian and member of the Legion d'Honneur. This book collects several works by him, some previously published and some new. Very scarce; 1 copy in WorldCat (Amsterdam). Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.