Horses, horsemanship, the horse trade, horse carriages, with three early lithographed plates

Kegel, Karl / Seufert von Tenecker. Mittheilungen aus dem Umfange der Pferdezucht, Pferdekenntnis, Reitkunst und denen dahin einschlagenden Wissenschaften [...].

Bamberg, for the author by Johann Friedrich Schmidt, 1820.

8vo. (14), 311, (1) pp. With 3 lithogr. folding plates, the first two depicting a horse led by a man on foot, and the third a lithographed folding table. Contemporary blue boards, gilt-tooled spine, gilt edges.


Second edition of a work on all aspects of horses, horsemanship, the horse trade, horse carriages etc. The work contains 6 chapters by Karl Kegel and 12 by Seufert von Tenecker, with 3 early lithographed plates. It was first published in 1817 and was apparently very popular: the present edition contains a six-page list of subscribers. It was followed by several other editions.

A stain in the last folding plate and some smudges to the binding. A good copy.

Huth p. 92. Not in Mennessier de la Lance; Nissen, ZBI; Podeschi.

Art.-Nr.: BN#32142 Schlagwörter: ,