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Hardback. 7.5 x 5.5 ins. In brown cloth with illustrated design and lettering to spine and front board. Gilt to spine. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Slight lean to spine. Some minor rubbing to corners. Some minor handling marks to cloth. Bookplate and inscription “Nicholas Robinson, 1889” to front endpaper. A couple of small tear sto edge of frontis plate and tissue guard. Some mild/moderate foxing to pages throughout. Else a very good tight copy. Profusely illustrated by G. D. GILES & JOHN STURGESS, including photogravure frontis.; 426 pp. +4 pp cat. Contents include: Carriages, the carriage-horse, the coach house, harness room, driving appliances, cost of a carriage, hints to beginners, single harness, tandem driving, Quousque tandem, old coaching days, the Brighton, Bath, and Dover roads, driving clubs, the coaching revival, posting in England, France; Sleighing, modern carriages, etc.
Title: DRIVING. THE BADMINTON LIBRARY. With contributions by other authorities. Illustrated by G.D. Giles and John Sturgess. Second Edition.
Categories: BADMINTON LIBRARY,
Publisher: London. Longmans, Green & Co. 1889 2nd edition:
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Seller ID: 82610
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