1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 350
GBP 300 - GBP 500
MRS. J. STIRLING CLARKE
The Habit and the Horse: A Treatise on Female Equitation. London: published by the authoress, and may be obtained of J. Rogers, 1857. 4°, 6 tinted lithographed plates including frontispiece after photographs by Herbert Watkins, 3 wood-engraved plates, printed slip at end (4 of the lithographs spotted, some spotting to text), original blue cloth with gilt vignette, gilt edges (corners bumped, staining on lower cover). FIRST EDITION. Huth p. 224; Mellon/Podeschi 191.
PORTER and COATES, publishers. Famous Horses of America. Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, . 2 volumes in one, 4°, wood-engraved frontispieces and full-page illustrations throughout, original green cloth (rubbed and bumped). (2)
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