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Administration des Haras. Atlas Statistique de la Production des Chevaux en France; documents pour servir à l'histoire naturelle-agricole des races chevalines du pays.
Paris: Paul Dupont 1850 - FIRST EDITION. Large folio. (61 x 44 cm.). Title, pp.[iv] and 26 numbered text leaves. Bound in half brown buckram over original marbled paper covered boards. Armorial bookplate of the Royal Agricultural Society. 27 full page hand-coloured maps and 55 lithographed illustrations on india paper on 31 leaves (7 full page, 24 two to a page) by Hyppolyte Lalaisse. Intermittent slight spotting, light dampstain towards the end in top left corner. An impressively illustrated work detailing stud farms and horse production throughout France. Eugene Gayot (1808-1891) was at this time Inspecteur Général chargé de la direction des Haras. Hippolyte Lalaise (1810-1884) was a fine and prolific illustrator of mainly military and equine subjects. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Robert Frew Ltd. ABA ILAB]
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