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Creator:
Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811.
Title:
An academy for grown horsemen : containing the completest instructions for walking, trotting, cantering, galloping, stumbling, and tumbling / by Geoffrey Gambado.
Published/Created:
New York : W.E. Rudge, 1929.
Physical Description:
xx, 38 p. : ill. ; 33 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Z239.R8 B86 1929+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"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.
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.
Subject Terms:
English wit and humor.
Horsemanship.
Form/Genre:
Photomechanical prints -- 1929.
Contributors:
Rudge, William Edwin, 1876-1931, printer.
Culbertson, Owen.
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