MAESTRE DE SAN JUAN, LUCAS
Deleyte de cavalleros y placer de los cavallos. Madrid: Francisco Martínez Abad, 1736
folio (286 x 190mm.), woodcut initials and headpieces, woodcut illustrations, contemporary Spanish marbled calf, spine gilt in compartments with red morocco lettering-pieces, occasional browning, slightly shaved at head, binding slightly rubbed
FIRST EDITION of Maestre de San Juan's work on equitation, including numerous illustrations of horse bits and bridles.
Estevez Español, inscription on title-page
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.
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