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25 beautiful ca. 1660 etchings depicting a cavalry battle, animals and landscapes,
including 3 complete series

FLAMEN, Albert. [5 etched print series:]
1) Divers combats.
Series of 6 unnumbered prints including title-print.
2) Diverses especes d[']animaus faits apres nature.
Series of 7 unnumbered prints including title-print.
3) Veuës et païsages du Chasteau de Longuetoise et des environs.
6 unnumbered prints, including title-print, from a series of 12.
4) [Views near Paris].
Series of 4 numbered prints, published without title.
5) [Pastoral views].
Series(?) of 2 unnumbered prints without title.
Paris, [Jacques Lagniet (ads 1, 3), Jacques van Merlen (ad 4), unknown publisher (ads 2, 5)], [ca. 1660]. Small 4to (16.5 x 13 cm). Five series of small oblong folio etched views (16 x 21.5-23 cm; plate size: 10 x 17 to 12.5 x 21.5 cm), 3 complete, 1 incomplete and 1 documented only as separate prints. Each print folded to form a double leaf and mounted on a stub so that it can open flat. Gold-tooled, dark green goatskin morocco (ca. 1890). Full description
€ 7,500
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6 beautiful views made on a journey to the Middle East to procure Arabian horses

FRISCH, Friedrich.

Skizzen aus dem Orient, gesammelt in den Jahren 1840 und 1841. | Esquisses de l'Orient, recueillies dans les années 1840 et 1841.
Darmstadt, Ernst Kern; Paris, H. Gache, 1843. Oblong 1mo (48 x 63.5 cm). With 6 tinted lithographed plates by Frisch, with captions in German and French below. The first three in the deluxe issue printed by B. Dondorf, Frankfurt am Main, the last three in the regular issue printed by G. Küstner. Original publisher's letterpress printed wrappers, with a list of subscribers and advertisements on the back of the front wrapper.

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€ 18,000
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Detailed account of horses by a Dutch cavalry officer who served Prussia against Napoleon Bonaparte
with 31 beautiful watercolour drawings (30 in colour) showing 32 horses

[MANUSCRIPT - HORSES - MILITARY]. Anecdoten van paarde kenners, paarde liefhebbers, ruijters en ross-kammers. Naar waarheid en eijge ondervinding opgesteld. Door een gepensioneerd cavallerie officier.
[The Netherlands, ca. 1815]. Folio (38 x 24 cm). Manuscript on paper written in brown ink in a readable Latin hand, with the title on p. 72, illustrated with 30 small watercolour drawings of horses mounted on the leaves (mostly about 8.5 x 11 cm), and a washed pen drawing with 5 caricature figures before a monument (9.5 x 16 cm), mounted above the dedication. Half vellum (1930s?), gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 17,500
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One of the chief equestrian works of the early modern period,
this edition with 61 newly-engraved illustration plates

LÖHNEISEN (LÖHNEYSS), Georg Engelhard. Neu-eröffnete Hof- Kriegs- und Reit-Schul, das ist: gründlicher Bericht della Cavalleria, oder von allen, was zur Reuterey gehörig und einem Cavalier davon zu wissen gebühret, ...
Nürnberg, Paul Lochner, 1729. 6 parts in 1 volume. Folio. With engraved frontispiece, engraved plate with the elaborately quartered coat-of-arms of the dedicatee, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and 61 engraved illustration plates (9 double-page, and many with 2 half-page illustrations per plate). 19th-century gold- and blind-tooled diced light brown calf, gold-tooled spine. Full description
€ 15,000
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Travel by carriage and its mishaps in the early Victorian English countryside

NEWHOUSE, Charles B. The roadsters album.
London, George Thomas Fores & Arthur Blücher Fores, 1845. Large folio (38 x 28.5 cm). With an extensively illustrated aquatint title-page, unsigned, but drawn by Henry Thomas Alken (1785-1851), and 16 aquatint plates drawn by Newhouse. Title-page and plates coloured in great detail by a contemporary hand in opaque gouaches and watercolours, and highlighted with shellac. Gold-tooled, red morocco for Henry Arthur Johnstone (ca. 1900), leather endleaves with Johnstone's 1899 blind-stamped ex-libris, top edge gilt. Full description
€ 18,000
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An elaborate compilation of available literature on horsemanship,
with 26 engraved plates

PINTER VON DER AU, Johann Christoph. Neuer, vollkommener, verbesserter und ergäntzter Pferd-Schatz.
Frankfurt am Main, Johann Philipp Andrea for Georg Heinrich Oehrling, 1688. 2 parts in 1 volume. Small folio (31.5 x 20.5 cm). With engraved frontispiece and 25 engraved folding plates (with figured numbered 1-40). 19th-century half calf. Full description
€ 6,500
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Horses in action: a great series of 50 horse plates, with the original drawing for the second plate

RIDINGER, Johann Elias. Vorstellung der Pferde, nach ihren Hauptfarben, und derselben verschiedenen Abtheilungen, Complexion, und der daraus entspringenden Beschaffenheit. | Description du cheval, selon ses poils principaux, & leurs diverses divisions, sa complexion, & les qualités qui en resultent.
[Augsburg, Martin Elias Ridinger and Johann Jakob Ridinger, 1770 or ca. 1768]. 4to. With an engraved allegorical frontispiece, 50 plates  with captions in German and French, conceived, drawn and engraved by Ridinger. All plates, including frontispiece, beautifully coloured by a contemporary hand as published, some highlighted with white chalk.
Mottled, tanned half sheepskin (ca. 1840); recased.
With: (2) RIDINGER, Johann Elias. [Die guthe Gestalt eines Pferdes| La beauté et les parties exterieures du Cheval].
[Augsburg, ca. 1765]. Drawing in pen and brown ink, ink washes and white chalk on grey-blue paper (24 x 17 cm, frame of pen-drawn rules 18.5 x 13.5 cm, with an empty panel at the foot for the title), for the second plate of Vorstellung der Pferde. With the small ink stamp of an eagle (9.5 x 7 mm) from the collection of Aldalbert Freiherr von Lanna (1836-1909). In a passe partout. Full description
€ 59,500
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Early treatise on female equitation, written by a woman

STIRLING-CLARKE, J. Le cheval et l'amazone. Traité complet de l'équitation des dames.
Bruxelles, Widow Parent & sons; Paris, Auguste Goin; Leipzig, Ch. Muquardt, 1861. 8vo. With a chromo-lithographed frontispiece, 3 chromo-lithographed plates and several woodcut illustrations in text. Original publisher's light green printed paper wrappers. Full description
€ 950
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