London: Printed for T. Davies...and T. Cadell, 1771. First edition. This work, by the "Gentleman of the Horse... Read More about The History and Art of Horsemanship
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1938. Brown, Paul. First edition, no. 299 of 950 copies. Inscribed by Eugene Connett to Gordon Grand. A splendid association copy, inscribed in ink on front free endpaper, “To Gordon Grand from his friend Eugene Connett”. Eugene V. Connett, III, was, of course, the proprietor..... Read More about Pack and Paddock
London: Arthur Ackermann & Son Ltd, may 1979. First edition, #7 of 150 copies numbered and signed by the artist. Read More about A Retrospective Exhibition of Bronze Sculptures by John Skeaping. Introduction by Paul Mellon
n.p: Reprinted from “The Plough, The Loom, and The Anvil” 1854 by John L. O'Connor, Ca. 1924. First Seperate Edition. Very Scarce. A short biography and tribute to the famed editor and publisher of the American Turf Register, the greatest of the early American sporting publications. A very scarce book..... Read More about Biographical Sketch of John Stuart Skinner. With a Foreword by Fred E. Pond (“Will Wildwood”
London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1895. First edition, one of 1575. First Issue Binding. Read More about Beggars on Horseback. A Riding Tour in North Wales
London: W.H. Allen & Co Limited, 1893. First edition. Fourth Book. Read More about In the Vine Country
New York: National Horse Show Foundation, . Signed by the author on the f.f.e.p. Read More about The National Horse Show: A Centennial History 1883-1983
[New York: Privately printed by Frank Lowe for William Woodward, 1944]. One of a very few copies produced. Read More about Fenelon. Bay Horse 1937 by Sir Galahad III-Filante; Winner of Travers Stakes, Lawrence...
Philadelphia: John W. Moore, 1857. First American edition, from the Sixth edition. The author set out with the intention of buying a horse. This volume describes the numerous difficulties encountered in a somewhat humorous tone and writes to warn other unsuspecting people of what may await them. Read More about The Adventures of a Gentleman in Search of a Horse
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. Brown, Paul. First edition, no. 4 of 75 large paper copies, signed by the author on half-title and here inscribed. A beautifully book, with Paul Brown's distinctive illustrations, in the deluxe issue finely bound by Macdonald.This copy is inscribed by the author on the..... Read More about Gentlemen Up
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1930. Brown, Paul. First Edition. Number 10 of 75 large paper copies, signed by the author on half-title. Read More about Gentlemen Up
Bridlington, Yorkshire: Robert Johnson, Printer, Binder and Stationer, . The poster lists the blood lines of “Tiger” who was “bred by Captain Mathers of Masham, he was got by Lion, dam by Comus, the dam of Virgil and Hackfall, grandam Delpini, great grandam Miss Muston, by King Fergus, her dam..... Read More about A Stud poster for “Tiger, the Property of James Craggs, of South-Dalton will serve Mares this...
Troy, NY: Adancourt, 1815. Read More about Taplin Improved; or A Complete Treatise on the Art of Farriery
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, St. Dunstan House, 1887 & 1888. First edition. Read More about Portraits of Celebrated Racehorses of the Past and Present Centuries in strictly chronological...
Lexington, KY: Compiled and published by The Blood-Horse, 1947-1982. First editions. “The first volume covering five years, 1935-1939, was known as ‘Thoroughbred Broodmare Records.’ Annual volumes were published thereafter, under the name ‘Thoroughbred Sires and Dams,’ for 18 years, 1940-1957, inclusive. Beginning with the 1958 edition the sire section was..... Read More about Thoroughbred Sires and Dams [later] Thoroughbred Broodmare Records, 1946-1979, 1981
[New York]: Privately Printed, Ernest R. Gee, 1929. First edition. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press, signed by William Woodward. "This was Connett's first major work in fine book production. It was contracted through Ernest Gee, and Mr. Woodward spared no..... Read More about Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses, from the Collection of William Woodward. With Notes...
[New York]: Privately Printed, Ernest R. Gee, 1929. First edition. One of 300 copies designed and printed by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press. "This was Connett's first major work in fine book production. It was contracted through Ernest Gee, and Mr. Woodward spared no expense ... " Siegel..... Read More about Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses, from the Collection of William Woodward. With Notes...
[New York: Privately Printed by Eugene V. Connett, 3d, at the Derrydale Press, 1929]. Models for Connett’s edition of 21 copies with hand colored plates. Colorists’ Models for the rare colored issue of ‘Cherished Portraits’. “This was Connett's first major work in fine book production. It was contracted through Ernest..... Read More about Cherished Portraits of Thoroughbred Horses, from the Collection of William Woodward. Colorists’...
London: Published by the Author, Commission Stables, 66 Brompton Road, 1870. First edition. The author, C.S. Ward, the well-known "Whip of the West", provides a concise outline of eight essential rules for driving carriages: Selection of the team; Mounting the Box; The Seat; Turning; Descending a Hill; The Position of..... Read More about Hints on Driving
New York: The Dial Press, 1962. Second Edition, Limited American Edition, one of 300 copies. A lively and informative tracing of bloodlines through history, profusely illustrated, by a noted authority. Read More about Thoroughbred Racing Stock
New York: [Printed for private circulation at the Press of Styles and Cash, 77 Eighth Avenue], 1902 [but Preface dated May, 1903]. First edition. Presentation Copy, Inscribed at Saratoga, 1903. Record of the stallions and broodmares owned by William C. Whitney, of Westbury, Long Island, from the 1860s to 1902..... Read More about The Whitney Stud
Edinburgh: Seton & Mackenzie; London: Houlston & Stoneman, n.d. [c. 1855]. Murray, Wolfe. Printed by Schenk & McFarlane, Edinburgh. Dedicated to the Duchess of Gloucester. Scottish Chromolithography. Read More about The Arab's Ride in Cairo. A Legend of the Desert. Illustrated and illuminated by Mrs. Wolfe Murray
Nurnberg: Wolfgang Maurice Endter, 1703. Winter's noted work on the breeding of horses, originally published in 1672, with the bold equestrian engravings. Read More about Tractatio Nova et Auctior De Re Equaria ... Neuer und vermehrter Tractat von der Stuterey oder...
[New York: privately printed by The Derrydale Press, 1937-1939]. “Gallant Fox” state without jockey. Size of editions unknown, each print produced in very limited quantities. Beautiful presentation of an exceedingly rare Derrydale sporting print commissioned by William Woodward, New York banker and owner of the Bel Air Stud in Maryland..... Read More about “Gallant Fox” [with:] “Omaha” [and:] “Johnstown”
[N.p: 1937?]. WIth Jockey "Earl Sands" up. Woodward's 'Gallant Fox' - Thoroughbred Portrait by Ivester Lloyd. Only Known Existing Example with the Jockey Up. Beautiful specimen of the rarest issue of a sporting print commissioned by William Woodward, New York banker and owner of the Bel Air Stud in Maryland..... Read More about Gallant Fox. Bay Colt 1927 (By Sir Galahad III - Marguerite) … Winner of the Flash, Junior...
[New York: privately printed at the Derrydale Press, etc, 1935-1948]. Privately printed in editions of very limited quantities. William Woodward’s Winners’ Circle. Superb presentation of a distinguished group of thoroughbred portraits by Martin Stainforth, T.P. Earl, and Edwin Megargee, comprising:1. Faireno. Bay Colt 1929 by Chatterton-Minerva; Winner of the Victoria..... Read More about Thoroughbred Portraits: Album of 9 Equestrian Portraits by Stainforth and others