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.

The Boke of Saint Albans: Containing Treatises on Hawking [etc.]
Berners, Dame Juliana

Berners, Dame Juliana. The Boke of Saint Albans: Containing Treatises on Hawking, Hunting, and Cote Armour. London: Elliott Stock 1905. Facsimile edition (1st pub. 1486). Introd. by William Blades. Fair hardcover (top of backstrip torn, suitable for repair, but the binding is sound). Fair d.j. (torn). ** The very rare Boke of Saint Albans was the first English-language book on hunting. The facsimile pages are printed in black letter in antiquated English and will be hard to read, but the informative introduction considers this important work's authorship, typography and bibliography, subject matter, and philology. Horses are treated in passing. (Item ID: 6591)


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