An Old Coachman's Chatter. With Some Practical Remarks on Driving. Coaching, Edward Corbett.

An Old Coachman's Chatter. With Some Practical Remarks on Driving.

London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1890.

First edition. 8 tinted plates drawn and lithographed by John Sturgess, plus one woodcut and diagrams. 1 vols. 8vo. Original pictorial light brown cloth, stamped in black, decorative endpapers. Bookplate of Franklin Jones Willock on front pastedown. Near fine, bright copy, with very slight rubbing at spine tips and edges. Rittenhouse 21. Item #229570

"Corbett was one of the last 'gentlemen coachmen' who drove commercial stages for the pleasure of driving. Recommended highly for its valuable data on driving four horses ... " (Rittenhouse).

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