11 - 13 December 2012
Manege et Equitation. Paris: 1726. 2° (390 x 255 mm). 31 plates. Modern cloth backed boards.
DE SOLLEYSEL, Jacques (1617-1680). Der Wahrhafftig-Vollkommene Stall-Meister. Geneva: Joh. Germ. Widerhold, 1677. 2° (375 x 240 mm). Marbled endpapers, gilt edged, 24 plates, later red-morocco and gilt binding.
Lafosse, M. (1738-1820). Cours d'Hippiatrique ou traité complet de la médecine des chevaux. Paris: Edme, 1772. Large 2° (515 x 355 mm). Etched frontispice and hand-coloured folding plates, in contemporary leather binding with gilt-tooled spine (3)
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A remarkable collection inspired by the Pacific Ocean and spanning topographical paintings, Chinese Export pictures and images of Tahiti by Gauguin
Interior designer Rita Konig on her design philosophy and the interiors she created for our Collector sales in London this November