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.

Winter Sketches from the Saddle
Codman, John

Codman, John. Winter Sketches from the Saddle: By a Septuagenarian. NY: Putnam 1888. 205p + 1 wood-engraved pl. Very good bright hardcover (one preliminary blank removed, else near fine). ** "I have a favorite medical system, which I shall style Equestrianopathy." The author describes several pleasant long-distance rides along the Hudson River Valley and into Connecticut, with his mare Fanny. He reflects on the sights, the area's history, and his own life. Dedicated to George Bancroft, "the octogenarian equestrian." Can be sent outside the U.S. for $20.00. (Item ID: 7483)


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