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.

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)

$150.00

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