A treatise on equitation or the art of horsemanship, simplified progressively for amateurs.
4to. (4), LV, (3), 1-312, 10, 312-316 pp. With lithogr. frontispiece and 27 plates. Marbled half calf with 5 raised bands and gilt label to giltstamped spine.
First edition; very rare. Peters' work was published on the same day in English in London, in French in Paris, and in German in Frankfurt (cf. Mennessier de la Lance II, p. 306). In addition to treating the principles of riding, the work discusses horse grooming and the use of weapons on horseback.
Untrimmed copy, slightly browned, otherwise in excellent condition.
Huth, 127. OCLC 18787323. Cf. Mennessier de la Lance II, 305 (22 plates only, french ed.).