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Baucher, François, 1796–1873

A method of horsemanship : founded upon new principles : including the breaking and training of horses : with instructions for obtaining a good seat / by F. Baucher ... ; illustrated with engravings.

Additional Title(s):

Méthode d'équitation basée sur de nouveaux principes. English

2d American ed. / rev. and corr. from the 9th Paris ed.
Philadelphia : A. Hart, 1852.
Physical Description:
[4], [13]-254 p., [9] leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 19 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF309 .B37 1852
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Translation into English of: Méthode d'équitation basée sur de nouveaux principes.
The illustrations are lithographs, by Thomas Sinclair.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's blind- and gilt-stamped green cloth. Bookplate: Henry Ashurst. Inscribed: Library Oakland 286; From the collection of Carlyle Baer, 24 VIII 74, JBP.
Baucher, a professional horseman with circus ties, was of the classical school of horse training and riding. His efforts to promote this style of training in the French cavalry were blocked despite the support of no less than Charles Oudinot, the son of Marshal Oudinot of Napoleonic fame.
Subject Terms:
Ashurst, Henry -- Bookplate.
Baer, Carlyle -- Provenance.
Horses -- Training.
Lithography -- Specimens -- 1852.
Sinclair, Thomas S., ca. 1805-1881, lithographer.

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