August 01, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


The Compleat Horseman

Discovering the Surest Marks of Beauty, Goodness, Faults and Imperfections of Horses by Jacques de Solleysel (French, 1617-1680), translated into English from the Eighth Edition by Sir William Hope, London: M. Gillyflower, R. Bentley, H. Bonwick, and others, 1696, bound in full leather, blind stamped designs to boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, morocco spine label, five raised bands, with six folding plate illustrations, 12-1/2 x 8-1/2 in.

Provenance:Property of Twin Oaks Plantation, Thomasville, Georgia


front board detached but present, rear board starting, rubbing, scratches, and losses to leather, bumped corners, foxing, toning, and staining throughout, all plates with creasing and some staining, two plates with tears at bottom edges, some small inscriptions on front board interior, end pages, and title page

Estimate: $400 - $600
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