• The Gentleman’s Stable Directory… 1793.

    TAPLIN, William. (?1740-1807). The Gentleman’s Stable Directory; or, Modern System of Farriery. 2 volumes. Engraved frontispiece to volume 1. Volume 1 is a twelfth edition, volume 2 a slightly earlier edition (In the majority of cases this two volume set appears to be formed of mixed editions- therefore not an unusual thing). (No half title to volume 1, occasional light spotting, light occasional browning, some creasing to endpapers). Full contemporary calf with red morocco title labels to spines (calf rubbed). 8vo. Volume 1: London, G.G. J. & J. Robinson, 1793. Volume 2: London: J. Kearsley, 1791