The Saddle of Queens

£78.00

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Description

Foreword by Mrs Nebar Gulbenkian, 1st edition 1959, bound in green cloth with a gold medallion to front cover and gilt title to spine, vg dj. a very nice clean copy, Pictorial end papers, 9 x 6, 64pp plus bibliography and index. Colour frontispiece and monochrome plates and a few John Leech sketches and drawings. The contents of the book deal with the early history and development of the side-saddle, chapter three, The second Horn, Chapter four, Facing forward, Chapter five, Ebb and flow, Chapter six, the balance strap, Chapter seven, the great invention, Chapter eight, ill-fated empresses, Chapter nine, the withering pommel.