1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
The Gentleman's Accomplish'd Jockey: with The Compleat Horseman and Approved Farrier. London: H. Tracy, 1722. 12°, woodcut of horseman and his dog on G12v bound in as frontispiece (cropped, affecting running titles, some browning and staining, woodcut wormed at margin, title slightly torn at lower corner, A2-3 creased at corner), contemporary tree sheep (rebacked and recornered).
FIRST AND ONLY RECORDED EDITION of this compilation, which is chiefly indebted to the Discourse of Horsemanship and Markham's Masterpiece. Only 4 copies in ESTC, one in a private collection. Poynter *3.1.
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