R.A. Everett, 1900, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
HAYES, M.C. Among Horses in Russia, London: R. A. Everett & Co., 1900. Octavo, first edition, pp. xiv, 214, 7 (ads), maroon cloth boards with beveled edges, gilt lettering on spine and front, gilt illustration of cavalry mount on front, halftone photo plates. Horse trainer and writer tours and works in Russia, showing how to break difficult mounts to an impressed imperial audience. He takes time out to discuss various aspects of life in Russia, with attention paid to eating and drinking, baths, train travel etc. Condition of this book: Front board scuffed, light wear at edges. Front hinge cracked, leaves age toned but little foxing. Overall sound. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is loose but fully intact. . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Russia; 19th century; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50899.