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EISENBERG, [Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron].
La perfezione e i difetti del cavallo. Opera del Barone dEisemberg Direttore e primo Cavallerizzo del accademia di Pisa. Dedicata alla Sacra Cesarea Real Maestà dell Augustissimo potentissimo invittissimo imperatore Francesco I. Duca di Lorena e di Bar ec. Gran-duca di Toscana
1753. 2. 3 Bll., CXLIII S. Mit gest. Frontisp. (in Französ. C. Gregori sc.), Tit. in Rot u. Schwarz 120 Kupfer auf 24 Taf. HPgmt. d. Zt. Einbd. leicht fleckig. Innen tadellos. Brunet II, 958 - Seltene Ausgabe. "Belle édition. Le frontispice gravé porte: Anti maquignonage etc." (Brunet) - Über den Verfasser Eisenberg (ca. 1685-1764) ist wenig bekannt. Selbst Schrader vermerkt: "über seine Lebensverhältnisse habe ich nur wenig auffinden können". - Only edition of this classic, richly illustrated work on horsemanship. The author, a German horseman and artist, spent some of his youth at the manège of Saxe-Weimar before entering into the service of the Emperor. He then spent six years in Naples as the Master of Horse of the Viceroy before returning to Vienna where he studied under M. de Regenthal, the imperial Master of Horse.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Burgverlag [Austria]
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