Important work on Arabian horses

Azpeitia de Moros, Luis. En busca del caballo árabe. Comisión á Oriente. Turquia. - Siria. - Mesopotamia. - Palestina.

Madrid, Sucesores de Rivadeneyra, 1915.

8vo. 302 pp. With photo illustrations in the text throughout. Red half morocco over cloth boards with giltstamped spine title. Top edge red. Marbled endpapers.


Rare first edition of this important work on Arabian horses. "Spanish commission sent to observe Arabian horses in Turkey, Syria, Mesopotamia, and Palestine [...] Used as a reference source by Gladys Brown Edwards in 'The Arabian: War Horse to Show Horse'" (Boyd/P., p. 11). An English translation ("In Search of the Arabian Horse") appeared in 2001; an Arabic one ("al-Bahth `an al-husan al-`Arabi") was published in Riyadh in 2007. A fine copy with the bookplate of José Luis Marín-Sánchez to half-title.


Boyd/Paul 10. OCLC 49468733.

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