Etude du premier traite d'equitation portugais
Pereira, Carlos Henriques; Dom Duarte

Pereira, Carlos Henriques; Dom Duarte. Etude du premier traite d'equitation portugais. Paris: L'Harmattan 2001. 191p, several photos. Very good paperbound. In French. ** Analysis of the 15th-century horsemanship book by Dom Duarte, king of Portugal: Livro da ensinanca de bem cavalgar toda sela. It was the first book on Portuguese equitation. Discusses Dom Duarte himself, his approach to instruction, his ideal horse and ideal cavalier, equipment, the influence of French methods, etc. With a glossary of terms and annotated bibliography. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Item ID: 15906)


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