London: Academy for Grown Horsemen, 1792. Item #55688
Geoffrey Gambado. “Annals of Horsemanship: Containing Accounts of Accidental Experiments and Experimental Accidents, both successful and unsuccessful: Communicated by various Correspondents to Geoffrey Gambado Esq. Author of the Academy for grown Horsemen; together with most instructive remarks thereon, and answers thereto, by that accomplished Genius. And now First Published By the Editor of the Academy for Grown Horsemen. Illustrated with Cuts by the most eminent Artists.” Early Edition, circa 1792. Small (about 4 by 6 inches) red full-morocco leather, stamped in gilt with horseshow designs, top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; 85 pages. With 16 full-page, hand-colored plates of humorous horse scenes. Scarce! Contents very nice & clean; lovely leather binding but front cover is detached and two-inch loss at top of spine. Binding by Popelin. Scarce!