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.

Archives du Cheval
Borge, Jacques, and Nicolas Viasnoff

Borge, Jacques, and Nicolas Viasnoff. Archives du Cheval. Editions Michele Trinckvel 1996. 204p, many large photos. Very good hardcover in good d.j. In French. ** Fascinating collection of archival photos of equestrian life in the early 20th century: farm and carriage horses, sidesaddle riding, the cavalry, dressage, horse shows, trotting, flat racing, and more. Chiefly French subjects, but some images are from the U.S. and elsewhere. One striking photo shows two "amazones" nonchalantly riding past a beached hydroplane, ca. 1910. The texts are taken from works of the period. (Item ID: 16314)


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