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The American Horsewoman [1st ed., 1884]
Karr, Elizabeth

Karr, Elizabeth (Mrs.). The American Horsewoman. Boston: Houghton Mifflin 1884. xv, 324p, 35 line ills., chiefly from earlier works. Pictorial cloth, gilt stamped (shelf-rubbed). Rear hinge cracked but binding sound. ** The first edition of the first sidesaddle manual written by an American woman for her "countrywomen." On the habit, saddle and bridle, seat and handling the reins, the gaits, jumping, and handling "critical situations." Mrs. Karr hailed from North Bend, Ohio. (Wells 4152). (Item ID: 12872)


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