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Bunbury, Henry William, 1750–1811
The apotheosis of Geoffery Gambado, Esqr.
[England] : [s.n.], [1808?]
Physical Description:
[15] leaves of plates : all ill. ; 36 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF301 .B863 1808+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"The Annals of Horsemanship, written by [Henry William] Bunbury under the pseudonym of Geoffrey Gambado and published in 1808 by W. Baynes, 54 Paternoster Row, London, was illustrated by stipple-etched plates of these same views. In spite of the close similarity in size and subject matter, the Apotheosis etchings were not printed from the same copperplates as the Annals plates."--Podeschi.
Plates are watermarked 1808.
Two lines of text at head of title page: Gambad[o] Sempre Viva Encora Encora Gambado.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 89
Snelgrove, D. British sporting and animal prints, p. 53
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary brown wrappers.
Fifteen caricatures of riders and methods of riding.
Subject Terms:
Etching, Colored -- Specimens -- 1808.
Horsemanship -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Horsemanship -- Humor.
Horsemanship -- Pictorial works.
Bunbury, Henry William, 1750-1811. Annals of horsemanship.

  • The apotheosis of Geoffrey Gambado Esqr.
  • Mr. Gambado seeing the world in a six mile tour so famed in history
  • Me my wife and daughter
  • A horse with a nose
  • Tricks upon travellers
  • Love and wind
  • How to ride without a bridle
  • How to do things by halves
  • How to prevent a horse slipping his girths
  • How to make the most of a horse
  • How to make a mare go
  • How to ride a horse upon three legs
  • How to make the least of a horse
  • The tumbler or its affinities
  • A daisy cutter with his vanities
  • Docter [sic] Cassock F.R.S. T.P.Q. inventor of the noble puzzle for tumble down horses.

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