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Horses, horsemanship, the horse trade, horse carriages etc., with 3 early lithographed plates

KEGEL, Karl and Seufert von TENECKER.
Mittheilungen aus dem Umfange der Pferdezucht, Pferdekenntnis, Reitkunst und denen dahin einschlagenden Wissenschaften, ...
Bamberg, for the author by Johann Friedrich Schmidt, 1820. 8vo. With 3 lithographed folding plates, the first two depicting a horse led by a man on foot, and the third a lithographed folding table. Contemporary blue boards, gold-tooled spine, gilt edges. [14], 311, [1] pp.
€ 1,500
Second edition of a work on all aspects of horses, horsemanship, the horse trade, horse carriages etc.. The work contains 6 chapters by Karl Kegel and 12 by Seufert von Tenecker, and 3 early lithographed plates. It was first published in 1817 and was apparently very popular as the present edition contains a 6-page list of subscribers. It was followed by several other editions.
A stain in the last folding plate and some smudges on the binding. Good copy. Not in Mennessier de la Lance; Nissen, ZBI; Podeschi.
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