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The Arabian Horse Prince A.G.Sherbatov and Count S.A.Stroganov

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The Arabian Horse
A Survey

Prince A.G. Sherbatov
Count S.A. Stroganov

This is an unusual and interesting work translated from the Russian language. Count Stroganov's estate survives at Tersk as the National Arabian Stud
From the forward 'Prince Sherbatov and Count Stroganov travelled extensively in Arabia and studied the breeding of Arab horses during much the same time as Wlfred and Lady Anne Blunt. This book explains their concern for the survival of the purebred Arabian horse seen from the Russian perspective prior to the revolution.' The Earl of Lytton
This book contains stories and legends of the Arabian horse, eye witness accounts of Arabians in the desert and Egypt during the end of the 19th century. It offers interesting insight into events of importance of Arabian horse breeding, the sale of Abbas Pashas horses, qoutes of well known breeders, list of Bedouin tribes and strains of horses.
This book contains a lot of interesting information for breeders and owners of Arabian horses and compliments works of the Blunts, Tweedie, Upton, Brown and Lady Wentworth.
Hard cover book in good condition, some wear to cover, front board slightly bowed, no dust jacket. Gift inscription on the first title page. 152 pages, lightly illustrated with B&W photos.