Title: Among Horses in Russia
Seller ID: 50899
HAYES, M.C. Among Horses in Russia, London: R. A. Everett & Co., 1900. Octavo, first edition, pp. xiv, 214, 7 (ads), maroon cloth boards with beveled edges, gilt lettering on spine and front, gilt illustration of cavalry mount on front, halftone photo plates. Horse trainer and writer tours and works in Russia, showing how to break difficult mounts to an impressed imperial audience. He takes time out to discuss various aspects of life in Russia, with attention paid to eating and drinking, baths, train travel etc. Condition of this book: Front board scuffed, light wear at edges. Front hinge cracked, leaves age toned but little foxing. Overall sound.