There is more than a touch of romance about a coach and horses, whether in a royal procession and drawn by a team of ornately harnessed greys, or a mail-coach clattering over the cobbles of an inn's courtyard, pausing to replace its steaming horses with a fresh team. In the eighteenth century regular stage-coaches linked London with principal towns, and although railways took over long-distance traffic in the nineteenth century, horse-drawn vehicles continued to serve as cabs, station wagons, omnibuses and private ...

Discovering Horse-Drawn Carriages 1985, Shire Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9780852637203