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Alexis-Francois L'hotte: The Quest For Lightness In Equitation

By: Nelson, Hilda

Price: $57.50

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5745

ISBN: 0851317057

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


222 pp. Boards are deep blue with gold lettering and medallion on front, gold lettering on spine. There is light bumping to corners and ends of spine, and some scuffing to back of book w/ 3/8" cut where cover is pulling off of board. But this is a brand new book. Pages are tight, clean and crisp. 31 wonderful color and b/w photos and drawings. One of the leading equestrians of the 19th century. A student of Baucher and the comte d'Aure, he established the riding school in 1864 Saint-Cyr, reopening the cavalry section. He later returned to Saumur as th e commandant of the Ecole de Cavalerie... View more info

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Alexis-Francois L'Hotte: The Quest For Lightness In Equitation

By: Nelson, Hilda

Price: $61.50

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2882

ISBN: 0851317057

Condition: New


IN STOCK. Boards are deep blue with gold lettering and medallion on front, gold lettering on spine. No DJ as issued. Pages are tight, clean and crisp. This is a NEW book. 31 wonderful color and b/w photos and drawings. One of the leading equestrians of the 19th century. A student of Baucher and the comte d'Aure, he established the riding school in 1864 Saint-Cyr, reopening the cavalry section. He later returned to Saumur as the commandant of the Ecole de Cavalerie in 1875. The French Cavaly unit [equine vs. Motorized] still exists in the 21st century, still centered in Saumur, France. He was c... View more info

The Ecuyere Of The Nineteenth Century In The Circus With an Epilogue on Four Contemporary Ecuyeres

By: Nelson, Hilda

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Cleveland Heights, OH, Xenophon Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9226

ISBN: 0933316143

Condition: New


NEW. Cover is a blue ground with a color illustration of crowds enjoying the equestrian performance of the circus. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos. "Circus was quite a serious thing in nineteenth and early twentieth century Europe. Edmond and Jules de Goncourt noted in their Journal "We go to only one theater--the Circus. There we see clowns, tumblers....there is no false exhibition of talent..." Balzac believed that a circus equestrienne was worth more respect than an actress, a prima ballerina or an opera prima donna. And indeed, equestr... View more info

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Alexis-francois L'hotte: The Quest For Lightness In Equitation

By: Nelson, Hilda

Price: $57.50

Publisher: London, J. A. Allen: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4750

ISBN: 0851317057

Condition: New


Boards are deep blue with gold lettering and medallion on front, gold lettering on spine. No DJ as issued. Pages are tight, clean and crisp. This is a NEW book. 31 wonderful color and b/w photos and drawings. One of the leading equestrians of the 19th century. A student of Baucher and the comte d'Aure, he established the riding school in 1864 Saint-Cyr, reopening the cavalry section. He later returned to Saumur as the commandant of the Ecole de Cavalerie in 1875. The French Cavaly unit [equine vs. Motorized] still exists in the 21st century, still centered in Saumur, France. He was considered ... View more info

The Ecuyere Of The Nineteenth Century In The Circus With an Epilogue on Four Contemporary Ecuyeres

By: Nelson, Hilda

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Cleveland Heights, OH, Xenophon Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9225

ISBN: 0933316143

Condition: New


Cover is a blue ground with a color illustration of crowds enjoying the equestrian performance of the circus. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos. "Circus was quite a serious thing in nineteenth and early twentieth century Europe. Edmond and Jules de Goncourt noted in their Journal "We go to only one theater--the Circus. There we see clowns, tumblers....there is no false exhibition of talent..." Exceptional side saddle riding was a main attraction. Balzac believed that a circus equestrienne was worth more respect than an actress, a prima balle... View more info