A comparative view of the form and character of the English racer and saddle-horse during the last and present centuries : illustrated by eighteen plates of horses.
- Additional Title(s):
Spine title: Horses past and present state
- London : Thomas Hookham, 15, Old Bond Street, . Hookham, MDCCCXXXVI 
London : C. Roworth and Sons, Bell Yard, Temple Bar
- Physical Description:
- v, ,155,  pages, 18 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 29 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsSF303 .C66 1836+ Copy 1 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Lithographs by M. Gauci and H.B. Chalon, after James Seymour, George Stubbs, Benjamin Marshall. Plates printed by Charles Hullmandel.
Printer's statement from title page verso.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 150
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary dark green cloth, with printed spine label. Armorial bookplate: Vive Revicturus. Bookseller's label: S.W. Fores, Piccadilly, London.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in contemporary dark green cloth, with printed spine label. Presentation inscription: Ja. W. Poulis from the author..
- Subject Terms:
- Clark, Robert Sterling, d. 1956 -- Ownership.Fores, S. W. -- Bookseller.Horse racing -- Great Britain.Horses -- Breeding.Poulis, Ja. W. -- Pres. insc. from the author.
- Lithographs -- 1836.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
- Plates: I. Old Partner
- II. Sedbury
- III. A Racer
- IV. Mambrino
- V. Sweetbrier
- VI. Sweetwilliam
- VII. Volunteer
- VIII. Protector
- IX. Sharke
- X. Johnny
- G.[no number] Gimcrack
- XI. Muly Moloch
- XII. Selim
- XIII. Pericles
- XIV. A Hunter
- XV. Spankaway
- XVI. A Hunter
- XVII. A Hunter.