1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 325
GBP 300 - GBP 500
The Discipline of the Light-Horse. London: W. Owen, 1778. 8° (205 x 128mm), engraved frontispiece, one plate, one plan and 5 folding letterpress tables, with the final errata leaf (light offsetting from frontispiece, a few light spots), contemporary calf (joints broken but cords still firmly holding, head and tail of spine chipped, extremities quite rubbed).
FIRST EDITION. Huth p. 48.
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