Geoffrey Gambado Academy For Grown Horsemen ** RARE 1808 **

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Geoffrey Gambado (illustrated By H Bunbury) : An Academy For Grown Horsemen; Containing The Completist Instructions for Walking,Trotting,Cantering,Galloping,Stumbling and Tumbling illustrated with Copper Plates,and Adorned with a Portrait of the Author Bound Together with ‘Annals of Horsemanship’….. Scarce Title  (see pictures)  

Condition Of Book: Printed by W. Nicholson For for W. Baynes London,1808.The Third Edition.The first title contains 9 engraved sepia plates by William Dickinson after drawings by Bunbury (xxiv) 36 pages.The second title contains some 11 Copper plates with drawings by Bunbury again.81 pages,paginated seperately within the One Volume.Several plates have some evidence of previous water staining.The book is bound in contemporary quarter green calf over plain brown paper covered boards. with gilt title lettering to spine.The corners are a little knocked but the binding remains firm with NO hinge weakness,NO loose leaves etc.Light spotting to the pre-lims.Light spotting to plates that are mostly contained within the page margins.The book has NO previous names or inscriptions present.The book has a total of 20 Sepia plates,there would appear to be some 9 Sepia plates lacking from this copy,Large folio 13.5” tall by 10.5” wide.Uncommon    

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