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A New Treatise on the Method of Breeding, Breaking and Training Horses. Edinburgh: J. Dickson, C. Elliot, and W. Schaw, 1776. 8°, large folding engraved frontispiece and 3 smaller folding plates (frontispiece and first quire detached, frontispiece with two short tears into image), uncut in contemporary boards (upper cover detached, spine lacking). Provenance: F. Norton (contemporary signature on title). FIRST AND ONLY RECORDED EDITION. No sale in ABPC since 1977. Huth p. 47.
PEMBROKE, Henry Herbert, Earl of. A Method of Breaking Horses and Teaching Soldiers to Ride. London: J. Hughs, 1761. 8°, 2 folding engraved plates (title and first leaf of dedication with short tear at head, a few preliminaries with slight marginal worming, marginal soiling), old boards (rebacked in calf). FIRST EDITION. Huth p. 39. (2)
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