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. We have in stock some of the books on the program's suggested reading list. A selection of them, plus others that may be of interest, are included in "Featured Books" at the bottom of this page. Quantities are very limited. For other titles related to the program's theme, search by the keyword Attingham, or go to "Browse Horses" and then look through the topics Art, Driving (especially other World on Wheels volumes), Farming, Horses in Society & History, and Hunting. We're happy to ship postpaid to Attingham participants within the United States.

A Dictionary of Sports; or Companion to the Field, the Forest [etc.]
Harewood, Harry [pseud.?]

Harewood, Harry [pseud.?]. A Dictionary of Sports; or, Companion to the Field, the Forest, and the River Side. London: Thomas Tegg 1835. vi, 365p, many small line ills. throughout. Ex-lib., but not heavily marked. Overall fair to good hardcover. ** Detailed glossary of "every term applicable to [horse] racing, shooting, hunting, fishing, hawking, archery, etc. etc. with essays upon all national [British] amusements." Good reference copy for the sporting terms of the day. The author may have been Henry Lascelles, second Earl of Harewood and master of the Harewood Hunt (this information courtesy of Ken Callahan). (Item ID: 11610)

$75.00

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