A Short History of the Spanish Horse [etc.]
Andrade, Fernando d'

Andrade, Fernando d'. A Short History of the Spanish Horse and of the Iberian "Gineta" Horsemanship for Which This Horse Is Adapted. Lisbon: Livraria Ferin 1973. 74p, many historical and contemporary ills. + 2 cover color photos of Nuno Oliveira. Good paperbound (covers soiled, lightly stained). Owner's ink name. ** Short English text; chiefly pictures showing Iberian horses in antiquity and in royal equestrian portraits, the Marialva tradition, hunting, and bullfighting. Published for the commemoration of the 600th anniversary of the Anglo-Portuguese alliance, attended by Prince Philip. The covers show Nuno Oliveira in 18th-century court dress riding Euclides and Beau-Geste. (Wells 242 credits the book to Ruy d'Andrade, edited by Fernando) Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. (Item ID: 4640)

$45.00

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