Title A L'Hippique. Profils et Silhouettes. Album. I
Binding Folio Folder. Cloth Spine.
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Paris H. Simonis Empis 1902
Seller ID 003224
Scarce large folio of equine caricature. Only copy located on OCLC is in the Bibliotheque Nationale de France. 56 by 39 cm. With 21 color plates of horses and their men, rendered in a style reminiscent (and inspired by) Sem. Images are big, bold yet also simple and precise. Depicted are coachmen, the mishap of a rider charging fences, gamblers at a racetrack, pleasure riders and hunters. Soiling to the binding. Ribbon tie gone. Some minor soiling on a few plates. One plate with edge chip not affecting image.