Mosemans' Illustrated Guide for Purchasers of Horse Furnishing Goods. Novelties and Stable Appointments. Imported and Domestic.
Folio (286 x 390 mm). Colour lithogr. title, 303 [i.e., 305], (1) p. With 7 leaves of plates, illustrated throughout (some in colour). Colour advertisement bound after p. 70. Modern red cloth with giltstamped spine title and original giltstamped cover title inset on upper board.
Original edition of the Moseman Brothers' sumptuously produced sales catalogue of luxury horse tack and equipment. Dated from a printed letter (March 6, 1893), appearing on p. 67. Contains more than 1000 detailed illustrations of all items relating to the horse including halters, muzzles, halter ties, hitching weights, oils, dressings, stallion shields, boots, toe weights, bitting harness, hopples, spreaders, cart saddles, collars, riding & driving bits, whip sockets, whips, hunting crops, ornaments, chains, snaps, clothing, saddles, veterinary preparations, stable requisites such as brushes, curry cards, brooms, forks, and much more. One of the finest equestrian trade catalogues of the 19th century produced by a leading New York City concern, C. M. Moseman and Brother, offering a vast range of high-quality equestrian goods. Rare, most libraries hold copies of the late 20th century reprints only.