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. Watch this space for a forthcoming selection of books related to this theme.

Principes de Dressage et d'Equitation [1890 first edition]
Fillis, James

Fillis, James. Principes de Dressage et d'Equitation. Paris: Flammarion 1890. 372p + many ills. on 35 pls. (tinted lithographs by Rene Valette and reproductions of photos by J. Delton). Good ex-library hardcover (cover wear but binding sound). In French. ** The first edition of this very influential book, which went through several editions and was later translated as Breaking and Riding. The photos include Fillis's famous feats of trotting and cantering backward, and cantering on three legs. This copy belonged to the library of The Artillery School, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, with its bookplate and various stamps. (Wells 2414). (Item ID: 15542)


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