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Struss, Henry W.

Published by D. Appleton and Company, 1891, 1891
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First edition Rare, 1891, "collection of movements and commands designed for the use of riding-schools and riding-clubs." Written by Henry W. Struss and published by D. Appleton and Company. Dedicated to the New York Riding Club. Contains 142 plates depicting different movements and instruction on execution. Description: 139 pages (6" x 8 3/4" x 3/4"). Condition: Hardback with lovely dark green cloth. Silver lettering on cover. Remarkably close to fine and bright all around.Struss notes in his preface that there are quite a number of books dedicated to horseback riding and horse-training but none specializing in Ring-Riding. So he wrote one. This book remains an authoritative reference on the subject and is not only useful in principles and basic ring-riding instruction but provides countless examples of movements for 2 to 12 riders. A classic, 120 years young.FULLY SIGNED on the dedication page by the author Henry W. Struss with additional inscriptions by the author's great, great grandniece fully signed, and her uncle Henry W. Struss brother of WJ Struss. Bookseller Inventory # 41961

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Title: Ring-Riding

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, 1891

Publication Date: 1891

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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