Allgemeines Gestüt-Buch. Ein Verzeichniss der Vollblut-Pferde nebst ihrer Abstammung. Zweiter Band.
8vo. XXXIX, (1), 303, (1) pp. Contemporary full cloth with gilt title to spine and equestrian decoration on upper cover.
The second volume of this highly scarce first German general stud-book, listing all thoroughbreds, with their lineage, owned in Germany, Denmark, Hungary, Transylvania, and Galicia. The first volume had appeared in 1847; by 1861 the series would comprise six stud-books.
Old ownership in blue pencil to flyleaf; well preserved. Extremely rare.