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Rau, Gustav
Die Konkurrenzen zu Pferde an den Olympischen Spielen zu Stockholm (Mit einem Anhang: Die Kavallerie-Reitschulen zu Saumur, Pinerolo und Tor di Quinto)
Schickhardt & Ebner (Konrad Wittwer), Stuttgart, 1913. 8vo. xi,203,[1]pp. Rebound in three-quarter cloth over marbled boards with original pictorial front wrapper pasted on cover. Interesting account of the equestrian sports competitions at the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm. Illustrated with 51 annotated b/w reproductions of photographs and drawings by Gustav Rau. Includes a special section on the cavalry riding-schools in Saumur (France), Pinerolo and Tor di Quinto (Italy). Blank label pasted near head of spine. Signature of previous owner on top margin of front wrapper and on free front endpaper. Some age wear on binding, front board slightly bowed. Slight rippling to leaves, underlining and markings in black pen on some pages. Yellow staining on bottom right corner of first few pages. Text in German. Binding in good, interior in overall very good condition. Contents: Vorwort / I. Einleitung / II. Die Geländekonkurrenz (Military) / III. Das Preisreiten / IV. Das Preisspringen / V. Die Pferde / VI. Zur Geschichte der Konkurrenzen zu Pferde bei den Olympischen Spielen / VII. Schlussfolgerungen / VIII. Die französische Kavallerie-Reitschule zu Saumur / IX. Die italienischen Kavallerie-Reitschulen zu Pinerolo und Tor di Quinto / Berichtigund und Ergänzung. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
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