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Principes de Dressage et d'Equitation
Paris: Flammarion, 1892 - James Fillis (1834-1913) was an Englishman by birth who lived many years in France, and later in Germany and Russia, where he was master of the St. Petersburg Cavalry School. He was "acclaimed by many as one of the greatest horsemen and riders of all time" (Grimshaw). This work, first published in 1890, here in the third edition, with a new preface and expanded to include the 30-lesson riding course taught by FIllis in Brussels (and one additional plate). The work was translated into English by Capt. M. Horace Hayes as Breaking and Riding (1902). Uncommon 3e édition, revue, corrigée, et considerablement augmentée. Tall 8vo. Title page vignette, illustrated with 36 plates. xiv, [2], 425 pp. Grey printed wrappers, rebacked. Text block toned, else fine. In custom red half morocco slipcase. Mennessier de la Lance I:483-4; Grimshaw pp. 66-7 [Attributes: Soft Cover]
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