[Japan: ca. 1790]. Illustrated Manuscript on Horses. Read More about Japanese Manuscript Book on Horsemanship
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...
London: Alfred Miller, 137, Oxford Street, 1831. First edition. Surtees' First Book. Surtees' first book, and the only one to bear his name; it was written when the novelist-to-be was, somewhat off-handedly, practicing law in London. It deals in a straightforward way with the laws of horse-dealing and soundness, a...... Read More about The Horseman's Manual. Being a Treatise on Soundness, The Law of Warranty, and Generally on the...
Troy, NY: Adancourt, 1815. Read More about Taplin Improved; or A Complete Treatise on the Art of Farriery
London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-row; and G. Kearsley, Fleet-street, nd. Eighth Edition. UNCUT. Read More about The Gentleman's Stable Directory; or, Modern System of Farriery. Comprehending All the most...
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, St. Dunstan House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, 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
Japan: [c. 1800]. Read More about Japanese Veterinary manuscript guide to the horse
[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...
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..... Read More about Thoroughbred Portraits: Album of 9 Equestrian Portraits by Stainforth and others
[New York: Privately Printed [by The Derrydale Press], 1938. First Edition, No. 31 of 150 copies. Fascinating horse racing recollections of a member of Woodward's staff; with a rubber-stamped facsimile handwritten presentation on free endpaper: “With best wishes and hoping you will enjoy this memoir--William Woodward”. Read More about A Memoir of Andrew Jackson Africanus … In Affectionate Memory of Long and Faithful Service