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.

British Sports and Sportsmen: Breeding, Agriculture [etc.]
Sporting Life & Sportsman, ed. [E.H. Thruston]

Sporting Life & Sportsman, ed. British Sports and Sportsmen: Breeding, Agriculture, Country-Life Pursuits. London: Sports & Sportsmen, n.d. [ca. 1930]. xiv, 488p, many photos. + 12 photogravure pls. Very good hardcover (full leather); edges, spine rubbbed. One of 1000 numbered copies. ** One in a monumental series dedicated to British sport and pastimes; compiled by E.H. Thruston. About 70 pages treat the horse (Thoroughbred, Old English cart-horse, Australasian breeds, polo pony, etc.). The other chapters cover cattle, crops, and farming throughout the Empire. With many profiles of notable sportsmen of Britain and the Empire, which include further material on horses. Very large and heavy; shipping/handling will be extra. (Not in Wells). (Item ID: 7971)

$200.00

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