Sale 18BP01 | Lot 324

FORESTER, FRANK (WILLIAM HENRY HERBERT) Tricks & Traps of Horse Dealers.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 324
FORESTER, FRANK (WILLIAM HENRY HERBERT) Tricks & Traps of Horse Dealers.
New York: Dinsmore, 1858. First edition. Original pictorial wrappers, cloth case. 6 x 4 inches (15 x 10 cm); frontispiece and in text illustration, vii, 70 pp. Spotting, early repairs to wrappers, sporting library bookplate of Rob Cohen; Together with BRACKEN, HENRY. Taplin improved; or, A complete treatise on the art of farriery, wherein are fully explained the nature and structure of that useful creature, a horse; with the diseases and accidents he is liable to; and the methods of cure. Troy: Francis Adancourt, 1815. First edition. Modern cloth. 6 1/2 x 4 inches (17 x 10.5 cm); frontispiece, 8 plates (of 10?), 204 pp., retains original blanks. Short tear into two plates, foxing, old stains.
Forester's pamphlet is rare with no auction records and only 6 listing in OCLC. The title calls this "Part I" but it appears no second part was issued. This is part 5 of a series of works in the "Tricks & Traps" series. The Bracken is equally rare with no copy offered in 30 years. Early American Imprints, Second Series, 34188.

C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $218 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
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