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Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811, An academy for grown horsemen , 1929
An academy for grown horsemen : containing the completest instructions for walking, trotting, cantering, galloping, stumbling, and tumbling / by Geoffrey Gambado.
- New York : W.E. Rudge, 1929.
- Physical Description:
- xx, 38 p. : ill. ; 33 cm.
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsZ239.R8 B86 1929+ OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- Full Orbis Record:
- Introduction signed Owen Culbertson. February, 1929.
"One hundred copies of a de luxe edition with an illustration hand colored and signed by Gordon Ross and four hundred copies of a regular edition were printed bound at the printing house of William Edwin Rudge at Mount Vernon, N.Y., 1929."--Colophon.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 209 of the regular edition of 400 copies. Bound in publisher's original tan boards.
"An academy for grown horsemen is the most riotously humorous rare book about horses, riders, and equitation that has come down to us. The first edition, of which this reprint is a facsimile was published in 1787 [by W. Dickinson, London]."--Introduction.
- Subject Terms:
- English wit and humor.Horsemanship.
- Photomechanical prints -- 1929.
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