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.

Clever Dogs, Horses, Etc.: With Anecdotes of Other Animals
Hibberd, Shirley

Hibberd, Shirley. Clever Dogs, Horses, Etc.: With Anecdotes of Other Animals. London: S.W. Partridge, n.d. [ca. 1867 from date in illustrations]. 128p + 8p of publisher's ads, many pls. by Robert Weir. Good to very good gilt-stamped hardcover (corners rubbed, cover illustration mounted on front cover lightly rubbed). Recased with new endpapers, so much sturdier than usually found. ** True tales of all kinds of tame and wild animals and birds (many owned by the author), and how their behavior shows traits of intelligence, loyalty, compassion, etc. Intended for children, to instill in them a love and understanding of the natural world. Several accounts of horses, and reference to horse tamer John Rarey. (Item ID: 15397)

$125.00

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