Fully illustrated study of the horse breeds of the Orient

Freytag, Carl. Die Pferde-Racen des Orients und der südeuropäischen Staaten.

Halle (Saale), Buchhandlung des Waisenhauses, 1880.

Folio (260 x 330 mm). 156 pp. With 40 lithographed plates by H. Schenck. Original giltstamped green cloth. Marbled endpapers.

 3,500.00

Extensive, fully illustrated study of the horse breeds of the Orient and southern Europe. Separate chapters are dedicated to the Barb and the Arabian horse, praising the latter as "the noblest and most beautiful, possibly also the cleverest of all animals of its species".

Some foxing throughout; hinges repaired.

OCLC 245766508. Cf. Huth 280 (series "Die Haustierracen"). Not in Boyd/P.

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