New York: Henry T.Thomas, 1893. One of 1000 copies, unnumbered. ESSEX HUNT, COACHING, ETC. A colorful and celebrated... Read More
Merrimac, Mass: H.C. & H.W. Stevens Co, 1880s. The Massachusetts Gazetteer of 1890 said of the town: "Merrimac is a thrifty and attractive manufacturing town situated on the north bank of the Merrimack River. The principle business is carriage making, in the different departments of which, in numerous shops, some.....
n.p: 1901. Fine Coaching Inn Scene by Cecil Aldin. Cecil Aldin (1870-1935) remains one of the most talented and popular depictors of English life; his prints and paintings of sporting scenes, dogs, and old buildings, and his regular appearance in books and magazines brought him worldwide fame, and his work...
London: John Murray, 1837. With an “Extract from The Road” for September 1st, 1892, laid in the back containing a notice on the spread of Glanders (some spotting).
London: Published by W. Palmer, From the Press of D. Buchanan, 1806.
Paris: Amyot, 1856. First edition. Coaching and Carriages Through the Ages. Ramée's work on transporation history with the plates showing various carriages.
Syracuse, New York: Moyer, 1908.
Brockton , Mass: Tolman Job Print, c. 1900.
[New York: H. DuBois Plummer, Inc.], 1940. “The uniform of the Club shall be a dark green cutaway coat, with regulation buttons of the Club and a yellow striped waistcoat”Printed guide for members of the Coaching Club, founded in New York City in 1875, with a roster of present and.....
London: Longmans. Green, and Co, 1901. Fifth edition.
London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1890. First edition. "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).
London: Richard Bentley, 1882. First edition. Fine lithographs by Sturgess.
London: Richard Bentley & Son, New Burlington Street, 1882. First edition. Fine lithographs by Sturgess.
London: Tinsley Brothers, 1882. First edition. Both instructive and entertaining, with chapters on technique, coaching in England and Ireland, on the Continent, mixed with many anecdotes: " ... I have mingled the instruction with illustrative anecdotes and incidents, which may afford amusement to the general reader. If whilst my bars...
West Chester, Pa: Hoopes Bros. & Darlington, 1891; 1902; 1907; 1913; 1923. Three decades of the Hhistory of this wheel manufacturer. With the 1913 catalogue, the firm was advertising not only carriage and wagon wheels, but “automobile wheels”.
New York: Long & Heppner, 327 East 34th Street, New York, 1885. Fine Large New York Coaching Photograph of 1885. A technically superb and imposing time exposure (some movement in the tree branches overhead), showing close to a hundred elegantly-attired Club members, a handsome four-in-hand behind them, at, presumably, their...
[London: Distributed by Simpkins Marshall for D. Mason & Sons, Ltd., Walsall, 1950]. First edition.
Choice coaching picture by sporting artist James Pollard (1792-1867). “More than any other artist, he brings to life the great days of the coaching era” — N.C. Selway.Son of engraver and print publisher Robert Pollard, James Pollard worked in the family business but was trained in painting, and was most.....
London: Chapman and Hall, 1887. New Edition.
A Londres [but Paris]; Rome: Second work: De l'Imprimerie du Sacre College de la Propagande, 1771; 1769. Delisle de Sales curious work on carriages. Maubert de Gouvest's work was first published under the title “Lettres Iroquoises” in 1752.
London: Firmin Didot, 1828. First edition. Pascal & the Origin of the Bus. Scarce treatise on the development of the omnibus in the 17th century, containing relevant documents and letters, including a facsimile letter in the hand of Pascal's sister, docketed by him."The idea of a public transport service operating...
English: c 1900.
[Paris}: nd [c. 1840].
np: nd [ca. 1880]. This anonymous, English drawing, captioned "The Hill to the Downs.– 'Done Up!'", shows a a double deck omnibus loaded with passengers, apparently making its way from London to the races at Epsom Downs. The right wheeler does not want to start, the guard is standing beside.....
[London]: “Pub. by Dighton”, Nov., 1801. The second Earl of Sefton, who was known as Lord Dashalong because of his fondness for driving a carriage and four, was a keen sportsman and gambler.
Stony Brook, Long Island: Suffolk Museum & Carriage House, 1964. Reprint of 1876 first edition with new preface.