Printed 1624: Splendid Equestrian Work - Horse Training And Pageantry For SalePRINTED 1624: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK EVER PUBLISHED ON THE PAGEANTRY AND TRAINING OF HORSES
SO LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED IT WAS PUBLISHED AT LOEHNEYSS'S PRIVATE PRESS AT REMLINGEN
EQUESTRIAN EVENTS AT COURT, TOURNAMENTS, HORSE TRAINING, MEDICINE
ANOTHER COPY SOLD AT sale FOR $47,500 - see belowoffer with confidence: This is an important book and can be returned for any reason if you are not 100% satisfied.The Book:
Loehneyss, Georg Engelhard von. Della cavalleria, das ist: Gruendtlicher und ausfuehrlicher Bericht von Allem was zu derloeblichen Reuterey gehoerig und einem Cavallier zu wissen von noehten. Remlingen, 1624. LARGE FOLIO. 43 x 31 cm. Full period-style calf, with morocco spine label; the title page within engraved historiated frame, engraved portrait of author on verso, 10 double-page woodcut plates & more than 400 woodcut illustrations in text. COMPLETE. , 614  pp. Internally, t.p. with some marginal repairs just touching engraved plate in l.r. corner,small marginal repairs to p. 2 and a few other early leaves and occasional leaves throughout without text loss, l.r. corner throughout textblockwith some wear and minor loss, p. 89/90 with larger lower margin expert repair and loss to some text along with manuscript restorationto corner of engraved plate and some minor loss from repair to u.r. corner; some general toning, some general small repairs, some foxing or occasional soiling. Overall, a handsome copy of one of the most splendid engravedhorse books ever printed.
See another copy at sale in 1990 at Sothebys:
Loehneyss, Georg Engelhard von - Della cavalleria, das ist:Gruendtlicher und ausfuehrlicher Bericht von Allem was zu derloeblichen Reuterey gehoerig und einem Cavallier zu wissen vonnoehten. Remlingen, 1624 - Folio, - contemp vellum gilt elaboratelydecorated & with yapp edges - rubbed, soiled, a few wormholes - Withtp within engraved historiated frame, port of author on verso, 10double-page woodcut plates & more than 400 woodcut illusts in text. -Engraved title-frame shaved at foot; some woodcuts shaved throughout;marginal tears or repairs; 3 leaves with tears into text or illust;some worming - Schiff copy - Sotheby's New York, Dec 11, 1990, lot211, $47,500 - Nissen 2541
See also for $42,672 the 1729 edition:
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