Through the Stable and the Saddle Room - Arthur T. Fisher 1890 - Richard Bentley and Son, London - First Edition ‘Every Englishman loves a horse, even if he knows no more about him than he does about a kangaroo, and but few of our countrymen can gaze on a handsome horse without admiration...’

A well presented first edition of this useful, late 19th century guide to horse stables and saddle rooms, with chapters on stable construction, saddles, bridles, hay, and livery.
  Provenance: from the library of Robert M. Meyer, with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown.

Octavo, pp. xx 302. Publisher’s brown cloth, gilt illustration of a horse stable to upper cover, gilt titles to upper cover and spine, black endpapers.
  Condition: Near fine, minor rubbing to spine ends and corners, a few gatherings slightly over opened, endpapers beginning to split at hinges.   Ref: 107887   Price: HK$ 1,800