Partial Historical Saddle bibliography

  • Amman, Jost, 1539-1591. Kunstbüchlein. Pictorial archive of decorative Renaissance woodcuts.  New York :
    Dover, [1985] c1968
    “Revised republication, incorporating all 293 illustrations, of the work originally published by Dover in 1968 under the title 293  Renaissance woodcuts for artists and illustrators, which was … republication of Jost Amman’s Kunstbüchl[e]in.”–T.p. verso.
    ISBN 0486219879 (pbk.)
  • Beatie, Russel H., 1915-  Saddles ; foreword by Dean Kratel ; drawings by Nancy Kay Niles and by Judy Osburn.   Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1981.
    ISBN 080611584X : $35.00   (There is likely a later and more expensive edition ($70.00))
    N.b.  Beatie’s scholastic value has been called into question, so keep this in mind, and keep the Morton’s handy.
  • Country life book of saddlery and equipment.  Also known as:  The Howell book of saddlery and tack / consultant editor, Elwyn Hartley Edwards.  New York : Howell Book House, 1988.
    Reprint. Originally published: The Country life book of saddlery and equipment. London ; New York : Country Life Books, 1981.
    ISBN 087605873X
  • Fair Lady Aside.  Unknown author, etc.
    Informative work on the history of the Side Saddle.
  • Liedtke, Walter A. The royal horse and rider: painting, sculpture, and horsemanship, 1500-1800. [New York?] : Abaris Books in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989.
    ISBN 0898352673
  • Newkirk, Tim.  Celtic Warriors.  London : Blandford, 1986.
    (Page 69 has a photo of a pair of iron Welsh Stirrups, dated late 10th Cent that were found in Glamorgan.  Currently the property of the National Museum of Wales).
  • Steffen, Randy, 1917-  The horse soldier, 1776-1943, by Randy Steffen ; ill. by Randy Steffen.  Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1976-.
    v. 1. The Revolution, the War of 1812, the early frontier, 1776-1850. – v. 2. The frontier, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Indian wars, 1851-1880. – v. 3. The last of the Indian wars, the Spanish-American War, the Brink of the Great War, 1881-1916. – v. 4. World War I, the Peacetime army, World War II, 1917-1943.
    ISBN 0806112832
  • Steffen, Randy, 1917-  Horsemen through civilization.  Colorado Springs : Western Horseman, 1967.
    This book reprints material originally published in the Western Horseman.
  • Steffen, Randy, 1917-  United States military saddles, 1812-1943. Illus. by Randy Steffen. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [1973]
    ISBN 0806110740
  • Vernam, Glenn R.  Man on horseback.  New York : Harper and Row, 1964.

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