The Essential Horse - HB
InformationForeword by The Duke of Wellington and Edited by Hilary Bracegirdle & Patricia Conner
Our Price: $60.00
ISBN: 9780856675317Format: Hard BackSeries: HorsesPages: 176Country of Origin: UKPublisher: Philip Wilson PublishersAge Group: AdultSize: 26.5 x 26.5
Drawing on pictures from major public and private collections, this book is lavishly illustrated and will appeal to horse lovers, social historians and art historians.Illustrations include medieval illuminations, horse armour, Queen Elizabeth 1's riding saddle, and works by Stubbs and Munnings.
Experts on horse-related subjects have contributed chapters to this book, which explores the role of the horse in British society in agriculture, war, transport, sport, art, literature, and entertainment. The development of horse equipment and veterinary care is also covered.