Horsemanship The Way Of A Man With A Horse..
Bound in original quarter cloth over cloth boards, gilt, with gilt blocks, in pictorial dust wrapper, with pasted in photographs on front board and spine, which has wear at head and tail of spine. A little foxing, largely confined to edges, but otherwise a very good clean copy. 1943 inscription on first free endpaper and small colour illustration pasted on to second free endpaper
Seeley Service and Co. Limited, 196 Shaftesbury Avenue.,
A practical book on horsemanship by brigadier geoffrey brooke, d.s.o., m.c., author of 'horse sense and horsemanship of to-day;' veterinary notes by col. todd, d.s.o., r.a.v.c., and a chapter on pig-sticking by lieut.-col. arthur brooke, d.s.o., m.c. with over ninety illustrations.
(the lonsdale library. volume i).
Large 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. 380 pp. +  pp. publisher's advertisements.
Illustrated by 95 photographic plates, including frontispiece, on 48 pages of plates and by text figure.
A well illustrated volume in the Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games and Pastimes, series edited by The Earl of Lonsdale and Eric Parker. A reprint of the first volume in the Lonsdale Library (1929), by Geoffrey Francis Heremon Brooke (1884-1966). An account of horse care and riding practice, with special reference to hunters. There are additional chapters on polo ponies and pig-sticking.
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