Battle Creek. Magner Publishing Co., 1894. First Edition. Illustrated with 1400 monochrome, duotone and chromolithographic plates and drawings depicting all manner of things equestrian. Thick 4to (6.75" x 9.5"). Bound in gilt titled 3/4 burgundy morocco and marbled boards. Marbled edges and endsheets.
An immense compendium of Equine information. Startling in its scope. Sumptuous in its illustration. Quite rare.
Top of original spine strip lacking with coloured varnish repair. Obvious repair to rear hinge. Boards rubbed as usual, else a Very Good, crisp, bright copy.