[ ]

Chasing afterFoxes & Fortunes: 13 Hand-Colored Plates
(A Horse'y CLASSIC).  Surtees, Robert Smith.  Mr. Sponge's sporting tour. London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). [2], x, [2], 450 pp.; 13 col. plts., 30 plts.
For more SURTEES,  click here
& Scroll to the S's — or, see below!

Take Them & Live, NEGLECT THEM & DIE
(Potions & Powders for Men & Beasts)
[Herrick, Lewis R.].  The American domestic cook book for 1870. New York: Dr. Herrick's Family Medicines, 1870. 16mo (15.8 cm, 6.25"). 32 pp.
Click the images for enlargements.

Armstrong Binding Popular Illustrator The Horses Get the Last Word
MacGrath, Harold.  The man on the box. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., (1904). 8vo (19.2 cm, 7.55"). Frontis., [12], 361, [1] pp.; 6 plts.
Click the images for enlargements.

Kay's Improved & Enlarged Edition of
theUniversal Receipt Book
  [A Best-Selling How-To Guide]
Mackenzie, Colin.   Mackenzie's five thousand receipts in all the useful and domestic arts: Constituting a complete practical library ... A new American, from the latest London edition. With numerous and important additions generally; and the medical part carefully revised and adapted to the climate of the U. States; and also a new and most copious index. By an American physician. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jr. & Bro., and Pittsburgh: C.H. Kay & Co., (© 1829). 8vo (22 cm, 8.6"). 456 pp.; illus.
Click the images for enlargements.

Cookery, & aSTAGGERING Array of Other Stuff
A Society of Gentlemen in New-York [Alsop, Richard].   The universal receipt book, or, complete family directory; being a repository of useful knowledge in the several branches of domestic economy; containing scarce, curious, and valuable receipts, and choice secrets. New York: I. Riley (Pr. by Van Winkle & Wiley), 1814. 12mo (17.3 cm, 6.8"). [2], 284 pp.
Click the images for enlargements.

Manual forCavalry, Dragoons, & Light Horse
Spain. Army.  Reglamento y ordenanza de S.M. para el exercicio, evoluciones, y maniobras de la cavalleria, y dragones montados de sus exercitos, y otros puntos relativos al servicio de estos cuerpos. Madrid: En la Imprenta de Pedro Marin, [1774]. Small 8vo (15 cm; 6"). [4 (including initial blank)] ff., 182 pp.
Click the images for enlargements.


An Enduring Figure ofEnglish Comic Literature
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Handley Cross; or, Mr. Jorrocks's hunt. London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). xiii, [3], 578 pp.; 17 col. plts., 31 plts.
Click the images for enlargements.

The Thrill of the ChaseIllustrated by Phiz
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Hawbuck Grange.  London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). [14], 265, [1] pp.; 8 col. plts.; 13 plts.
Click the images for enlargements.

Social Satire at Brighton: Illustrated by Leech
Surtees, Robert Smith.  Plain or ringlets?  London: [Whitefriars Press, 1888]. 8vo (22.6 cm, 8.9"). x, [4], 398 pp.; 12 col. plts., 8 plts.
Click the images for enlargements.

Horse-Hoing”6NIFTY Fold-Out Plates
Tull, Jethro.  The horse-hoing husbandry: Or, an essay on the principles of tillage and vegetation.... London: Pr. for the author, and sold by G. Strahan, T. Woodward, A. Miller, J. Stagg, and J. Brindley, 1733. Folio (30.2 cm, 11.875"). [4], x, 200 pp.; pp. [201–202]. 6 fold-out plts. [bound with] Tull, Jethro. A supplement to the essay on horse-hoing husbandry.... London: Pr. for and sold by the author, and may be had at Mr. Mills's, London, at John Aitkins's, Esq, in Edinburgh, and at the Bear in Hungerford, Berks., 1736. Folio. pp. [203–205], 206–69; [1] pp.
Click the images for enlargements.

Horse-Hoeing” COBBETT's Introduction
Tull, Jethro.  The horse-hoeing husbandry: or, a treatise on the principles of tillage and vegetation, wherein is taught a method of introducing a sort of vineyard culture into the corn-fields, in order to increase their product and diminish the common expense. By Jethro Tull. London: William Cobbett, 1829. 8vo. xxiv, 466 pp., 1 plt. (included in pagination).
Click the images for enlargements.

The Cat & the Dog Make Our House Their Home”
Walks with mamma, or, stories in words of one syllable.  London: John Harris, 1824. Sq. 24mo (13.5 cm, 5.25"). 63, [1] pp.; 8 plts.
Click the images for enlargements.

Popular Fiction by a Victorian Sporting” Novelist
 Reading for Country-House Mornings
Whyte-Melville, G[eorge] J[ohn].  Holmby House: A tale of Old Northamptonshire. London: John W. Parker and Son, 1860. 8vo. 2 vols. I: Frontis., [3] ff., 325 pp. II: [2] ff., 344 pp., 3, [1] pp. (ads).

Click here for a database including
  not in PRB&M's illustrated catalogues . . .

     keyword = HORSE . . .

  rather to OUR OWN surprise,
you get results!

   Or, GO TO

All material © 2018 
 The Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company, LLC