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.

Luz da Liberal, e Nobre Arte da Cavallaria [1 of 1100]
Andrade, Manoel Carlos de

Andrade, Manoel Carlos de. Luz da Liberal, e Nobre Arte da Cavallaria, Lisbon: Edicao da Livraria Sam Carlos 1971. Large facsimile reprint of the 1790 original. xxvi, 454p + 94 pls. (23 folding). Very good to fine hardcover: marbled boards (edges shelf-rubbed), leather spine. No. 247 of 1000 copies for sale, signed by the publisher. In Portuguese. ** Modern reprint of this landmark of 18th-century Portuguese printing, illustration, and horsemanship. Andrade was ecuyer to the great riding master Marialva, "sometimes referred to as the Gueriniere of the Iberian Peninsula" (Loch, Dressage, p. 75). (Wells 235 cites original ed.) Good for a special gift. Large and heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. Please keep this in mind when ordering. (Item ID: 16354)

$500.00

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