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Rules for Bad Horsemen [1775]
Thompson, Charles

Thompson, Charles. Rules for Bad Horsemen. London: J. Robson 1775. 4th ed., "carefully corrected and revised" (1st pub. 1762). viii, 84p. Early half leather (rebacked), inner hinges neatly reinforced with white paper over the marbled endpapers. One closed marginal tear. Presentation to Olivia Ames from Uncle Monti[?], Christmas 1906. ** A very popular manual with a misleading title, as the author explains in an advertisement to the reader. It went through many editions, versions, and plagiarisms. A pretty copy, suitable as a gift. (Wells 7546, mispaginated). (Item ID: 13924)


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