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        Le Chateau d'Ogle, qui fut à Monseigneur le Baron d'Ogle (le quel fut fait Baron par Edouard quatrieme Roi d'Angleterre) Grand-pere de Monseigneur le Marquis. Le quel Chateau est dans la province de Northumberland, et appartient apresent à Monseigneur le Marquis [Pl. 40]

      London: J. Brindley, 1743. Copper engraving after Abraham van Diepenbeeck with later professional hand-colouring. Very good condition apart from some very minor foxing in the margins and a 1 3/8" tear along the bottom part of the central crease. 15 1/8 x 20 inches. 17 3/8 x 21 3/4 inches. A fine plate from "A General System of Horsemanship in All Its Branches," Cavendish's extraordinary didactic work on equestrian dressage. An affluent politician, soldier, and devoted Royalist, William Cavendish fought for Charles I during the English Civil War. He established a riding school in Antwerp with several Barbary horses obtained in Paris, and in 1657, published his revolutionary and influential work on equestrian training techniques, La Methode et Invention nouvelle de Dresser les Chevaux. An English edition was published in 1743 as A General System Of Horsemanship In All Its Branches. Beautiful illustrations showed Cavendish skillfully training and riding his horses at his Antwerp ménage and his various English estates like Bolsover Castle and Welbeck Abbey. Cf. Brunet I.1700; cf. Mellon, Books on the Horse and Horsemanship, p. 49; cf. Mennessier de la Lance II, p. 250; cf. Nissen ZBI 849.

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