1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 250
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
MRS. J. STIRLING CLARKE
The Habit and the Horse: A Treatise on Female Equitation. London: Day and Son, 1860. 4°, 6 tinted lithographed plates including frontispiece after photographs by Herbert Watkins, 3 wood-engraved plates (some spotting of plate margins, occasional light spotting of text), original blue cloth with gilt vignette (light soiling, lower corners bumped).
Second edition. A Brussels edition appeared the following year under the title Le cheval at l'amazon, guide complet de l'equitation des dames. Huth p. 224; cf. Mellon/Podeschi 191.
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