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Moseman's Illustrated Guide for Purchasers of Horse Furnishing Goods: Novelties and Stable Appointments Imported and Domestic Warerooms. 126 & 128 Chambers Street, New York

C.M. Moseman & Brothers

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ISBN 10: 0517675757 / ISBN 13: 9780517675755
Published by New York: Crescent Books, 1990
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First edition thus. 304 p. This is a reproduction of this catalog first published in 1892, supplemented by a selection of color plates from the J.H. Hawkins & Co. Ltd. catalog of 1889 and a foreword and introduction written for editions of 1985. Photos include one of the Moseman's splendid building on Chambers Street in the 1890s. In his foreword, Charles F.Kauffman laments the fact that none of the price lists that accompanied original catalog have been discovered. Green cloth hard cover, fine but for former owner's name on front free endpaper; dust jacket, fine. Oversize (Quarto, 12" x 9") and heavy; extra postage will be required. Bookseller Inventory # 7310

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Title: Moseman's Illustrated Guide for Purchasers ...

Publisher: New York: Crescent Books

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Now that riding has become a leisure pursuit rather than an essential mode of transportation, this superbly illustrated oversize book provides a fascinating insight into the pre-automobile age. As a reference for the historian and the designer it covers the whole range of goods available 100 years ago for the care and equipment of the horse. As a record of the past, this unique history of horse furnishing goods -- supplies furnishings saddlery tack, etc. will literally and visually amaze everyone with an interest in how we used to live. This unique oversize hardcover book is profusely illustrated (total of 304 pages) 9 1/2 x 12 x 1 1/4 inches.

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