We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. Watch this space for a forthcoming selection of books related to this theme.

Man Made Mobile: Early Saddles of Western North America
Ahlborn, Richard E., ed

Man Made Mobile: Early Saddles of Western North America

Ahlborn, Richard E., ed. Man Made Mobile: Early Saddles of Western North America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution 1980. 148p, ca. 200 ills., 1 in color. Very good paperbound. ** Scholarly chapters by James S. Hutchins, John C. Ewers, Ann Nelson, et al., on the development of the western stock saddle. The topics include historical prototypes, Mexican origins, post-Civil War cowboy development, related Plains Indian equipment, and a Spanish/English glossary. With detailed descriptions, measurements, and illustrations of about 20 saddles and gear, which were exhibited at the Renwick Gallery. (Item ID: 100)

$25.00

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