Federico Grisone's The Rules of Riding: An Edited Translation
Grisone, Federico; Elizabeth Tobey M.

Federico Grisone's The Rules of Riding: An Edited Translation

Grisone, Federico; Elizabeth M. Tobey. Federico Grisone's The Rules of Riding: An Edited Translation of the First Renaissance Treatise on Classical Horsemanship. Tempe, AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies 2014. 627p, several pls. New hardcover; no d.j., as issued. In Italian and English. ** A splendid scholarly edition of Grisone's Gli Ordini di Cavalcare, edited by Tobey and translated by Tobey and Federica Deigan. Preface by David Guy, "Federico Grisone: The Father of Academic Equitation." Contains a long introduction on the emergence of manege riding in 16th-century Italy; the text of the 1550 Naples edition with facing annotated English translation; illustrations of bits; table of errors; glossary; selected bibliography and census of editions. Essential for the historian of classical horsemanship. (Item ID: 15526)

$75.00

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