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    Sale 5310

    The Sporting Sale

    1 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    [GERARD LANGBAINE]

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    [GERARD LANGBAINE]

    The Hunter. A Discourse of Horsemanship: directing the right way to breed, keep, and train a horse, for ordinary hunting and plates. Oxford: by L. Lichfield for Nicholas Cox, 1685. 8°, late 19th-century red half calf, longitudinal black morocco lettering-piece (extremities lightly rubbed, endpapers browned). Provenance: Rt. Hon. Dodgson Hamilton Madden (bookplate).

    FIRST EDITION. Mellon/Podeschi 33: "the work has been attributed to its publisher, Nicholas Cox, but Langbaine is generally acknowledged to be the author"; Schwerdt I, p. 258 and IV, p. 24; Wing L374.


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