William Cavendish , Duke of Newcastle

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A General System of Horsemanship
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A General System of Horsemanship

William Cavendish , Duke of Newcastle

$29.95

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This classic work is not only one of the most beautiful books on horses ever published, but also a landmark in the development of equestrian technique. William Cavendish's emphasis on systematic and humane training was revolutionary for its era, and his teaching has exerted a lasting and far-reaching influence on the art of riding. A General System of Horsemanship was first published in a French edition in 1658, illustrated with 42 superb engravings, all of which accompany this edition. William Cavendish (1593–1676), the Earl, Marquis, and Duke of Newcastle, was one of the most accomplished men of his era.

One of the most beautiful books on horse ever published, illustrated with 42 seventeenth-century engravings. Newcastle's emphasis on systematic and humane training has exerted a far-reaching influence on the art of riding.

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William Cavendish (1593–1676), the Earl, Marquis and Duke of Newcastle, was one of themost acomplished men of his era. Both highly educated and passionate about horses, his "A General System of Horsemanship" constitutes nothing less than a labour of love by one of the ablest minds of the age. He devoted himself to riding and writing until his death at the age of 83. He is buried in Westminster Abbey.

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Author William Cavendish , Duke of Newcastle

Format: Paperback

Total Page Count: 255

Illustrations: 42 engravings, 50 diagrams

ISBN: 978-1-57076-553-7