Spring 2017 Books by Princeton University Press

More catalogs by Princeton University Press | Spring 2017 Books | 148 pages | 2018-09-24


Page 69 of Spring 2017 Books

horses of the world Élise rousseau illustrated by yann le bris translated by teresa lavender fagan horses of the world is a comprehensive large-format overview of 570 breeds of domestic and extant wild horses including hybrids between the two and between domestic breeds and other equids such as zebras this beautifully illustrated and detailed guide covers the origins of modern horses anatomy and physiology variation in breeds and modern equestrian practices the treatment of breeds is organized by country within broader geographical regions—from eurasia through australasia and to the americas each account provides measurements weight and height distribution origins and history character and attributes uses and current status every breed is accompanied by superb color drawings—600 in total—and color photographs can be found throughout the book describing and depicting every horse breed in existence horses of the world will be treasured by all who are interested in these gorgeous animals u  unique large-format field-guide approach that provides a complete coverage of the world’s 570 horse breeds u 600 superb color illustrations showcasing every breed u additional color photos and maps u a beautifully illustrated and detailed guide to the world’s horses “this comprehensive and beautiful book will appeal to all those with a passion for horses Élise rousseau deserves kudos for undertaking this monumental work.” —octavia j brown centenary university  ccessible text offers detailed information on each species a including measurements distribution origins and history character and attributes uses and current status Élise rousseau is a freelance writer and author of a number of adult and children’s books on horses she is an avid equestrian and has traveled all over the world to document rare breeds yann le bris has been a professional artist for eighteen years he has illustrated numerous books may 978-0-691-16720-6 cloth $39.95t 528 pages 600 color illus 8 x 10 princeton field guides field guides horses press.princeton.edu natural history 67