The Kingdom of the Horse: A Comprehensive Guide to the Horse and the Major Breeds
Howell Book House, 1998 - Nature - 224 pages
For nearly 10000 years, the horse has been devoted to man in a multitude of ways. This lavishly illustrated gift book pays homage to an excellent creature, the partner of man for millennia. Three hundred full color photos throughout, including a rare look at the horse in art - seldom-seen works from classical times through the twentieth century.
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