Choice coaching picture by sporting artist James Pollard (1792-1867). “More than any other artist, he brings to life... Read More about “London and Coventry Coach&rdquo
London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1831. Eighteenth edition. Read More about Paterson's Roads; being an Entirely Original and Accurate Descriptions of all the Direct and...
New York: "Evening Mail" Office [John A. Gray & Green, Printers], 1868. First edition. Contains a map of Canada, New England, "Map of the Rensselaer & Saratoga, Rutland & Burlington and Lake Champlain Railway and Steamboat Line" (engraved for "Appleton's Railway Guide" and "Map of Pleasure Travel and Excursion Routes..... Read More about Book of Summer Resorts. Explaining where to find them, how to find them and their especial...
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1875. First Edition. Read More about Down the Road or the Reminiscenses of a Gentleman Coachman
New York: Privately printed [by Eugene V. Connett at The Derrydale Press], 1935. First edition, deluxe issue, no. 19 of 30 copies. ONE OF 30. The Coaching Club was founded in 1875 by a number of prominent men including James Gordon Bennett, William Jay, and Leonard W. Jerome (one of..... Read More about The Coaching Club, Its History, Records and Activities
Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott, 1901 [i.e., November 1900]. First edition, second issue. Classic of Coaching Literature. “One of the three or four finest books on coaches. A cornerstone for any collection of books on carriages … has 35 magnificent plates… Describes construction and handling of all the heavier vehicles”..... Read More about A Manual of Coaching
n.p: n.d. Original Drawing by Gordon Ross. Gordon Ross (1873-1946) was a prolific artist, working mostly in watercolor, from his early days in his native Scotland. As a book artist he tackled everything from Dickens to Shakespeare, including a number of titles for The Limited Editions Club. He is also..... Read More about ORIGINAL pen illustration, picturing man in a carriage, captioned "My Uncle Pumblechook"
London: James Duncan and Thomas Tegg and Son, . Read More about A Popular Description of Russia: Geographical, Historical and Topographical
Paris: Chez P. Prault, Imprimeur des Fermes & Droits du Roy, 1745. Louis XV. Concerning the effort being made to organize and schedule commercial transportation, stage coaches and vehicles for better service. Read More about Ordonnance de M. L'Intendant d'Alençon du 2 Septembre 1745. Pour Les Fermiers des Messageries....
New York: Henry T.Thomas, 1893. One of 1000 copies, unnumbered. ESSEX HUNT, COACHING, ETC. A colorful and celebrated work, in the original four part portfolios, comprising sixteen plates and descriptive text, all that were issued of the projected forty-four plates mentioned on the cover. “A good account of sporting activities..... Read More about Sporting Incidents; Being a Collection of Sixteen Plates done in Color with numerous smaller cuts...
London: Macmillan, 1888. First edition. WITH DRAWING. A nostalgic and historic survey of life and travel on the Great Roads of EnglandWith an original pencil and pen drawing of "Burford Bridge" (unsigned) inserted to front pastedown (with corner braces). Read More about Coaching Days and Coaching Ways
London: Macmillan, 1888. First edition. With the signature of “C. Albert Stevens, Castle Point Hoboken NJ.” This is one of the great coaching books of the late 19th century, not to be confused with the later small octavo editions. Read More about Coaching Days and Coaching Ways
New York: D. Appleton, 1896. First edition. A Coaching Classic. “A basic work on carriages and one of the landmarks of American books on the subject . . . Relatively Scarce” (Rittenhouse). Read More about Driving for Pleasure or, The Harness Stable and its Appointments
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1896. First edition. "A basic work on carriages and one of the landmarks of American books on the subject . . . Relatively Scarce" (Rittenhouse). Read More about Driving for Pleasure or, The Harness Stable and its Appointments
London: Printed for Leigh and Son, 1839. Fourth edition with considerable Additions and improvements. "Ladies of Llangollen," Walking Tours. Among the notables described are the "Ladies of Llangollen," Lady Eleanor Butler and the Hon. Miss Ponsonby. Read More about Leigh's Guide to Wales & Monmouthshire: containing Observations on the Mode of Travelling,...
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
London: Published by the Author, Commission Stables, 66 Brompton Road, 1870. First edition. RARE. 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..... Read More about Hints on Driving