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by Adele Schaverien
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Published by Brécourt Academic. ISBN 10: 0646464302 ISBN 13: 9780646464305.
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For horse lovers, this very short book is full of fascinating facts about the history and habitats of horses. I found the comparison of them with camels and elephants especially interesting: camels are delicate and don't swim, 50,000 perished in the Afghan-Anglo wars; riding an elephant is a severe exercise- equal to riding in a coach without springs on a "corduroy road.
Malcolm: Yes, a horn book. It’s an educational aid used in Tudor times, which consists of parchment bearing the alphabet and Lord’s Prayer supported on a shaped wooded paddle and covered with the Tudor equivalent of a modern lamination. This was a sheet formed by warming and pressing horn until it became thin and transparent. 13 Sir David Brewer and Dr Knapman both received a copy of Adele Schaverien’s book Horn, its History and its Uses Denbies Vineyard On Wednesday 12th September 2007, a party of Horners met at Denbies Vineyard, Dorking for a tour of their estate.
By: Adele Schaverien. 281 pages, over 250 photos. Publisher: CP Services. Traces the history of the ancient horn craft, and describes the various techniques and work practices of hornworking from medieval times to the present day. The book also explores the large range of objects made from horn and the way they were produced. By: Adele Schaverien.