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The History and Delineation of the Horse, In All His Varieties. Comprehending the Appropriate Uses, Management, and Progressive Improvement of Each; With a Particular Investigation of the Character of the Race-Horse, and the Business of the Turf. Illustrated by Anecdotes and Biographical Notices of Distinguished Sportsmen
n.p.: Printed at the Albion Press for James Cundee and John Scott, 1809. First edition. 4to. Thirteen engraved plates, plus elaborate engraved title and dedication page, and 11 wood engravings in the text. Contemporary marbled boards, brown calf spine and corners, a little rubbed, occasional foxing, rebacked with spine laid down, else a fine, crisp, well-margined copy; with the armorial bookplate of Edmund H. Thurton. Podeschi 91; Huth p.78; Wells 4429; Loder 610 . A nice copy of the beautifully designed and illustrated work, in which Lawrence deals with the configuration of the racehorse and others, and their breeding, breaking, training, and general management
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