Lot 2298
Herbert, Henry William. Frank Forester's Horse and Horsemanship...
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
...of the United States and British Provinces of North America (New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1857), two volumes, 4to (11 in.), embossed boards with pictorial gilt; numerous engravings with tissue overlays, the text being a massive amount of information penned during the heyday of American horsemanship. Included is Vol. IV of the Sporting Review (London: John Mitchell, 1840), 8v0 (9 in.), three-quarter leather over marbled boards, with engravings and two fold-outs being plats showing Epsom Downs and Ascot Heath.

All volumes with chipping and wear to boards; Volume 2 of Herbert has been rebound in the 20th century using the gilt leather sheathing the original boards; all volumes show some foxing, but are tightly bound and generally clean. Good condition overall.