Carriage Trimmers' Manual
by William FitzGerald
Reprint of the 1881 classic contains rare information on upholstery and carriage interiors. Provides a valuable resource for materials and tools used, as well as a guide to proper style and proportions. Old-time recipes for cleaning, polishing, and blacking are included. PB 361pp.
by Carriage Association of America
The correct style of turnout appropriate for different types of carriages is detailed. Paint colors, upholstery, lamps, trim, harness, fittings, appointments, and suitability of horses are outlined. Proper dress for drivers, grooms, and passengers is discussed. This revised edition contains images from the CAA's Carriage Identification Chart plus a table of pole and shaft dimensions. The classic reference for all drivers interested in preserving the traditions of the sport. PB 72pp.
A Driving Horse Photo Album
by Robert Mischka
A photographic study of the finer details of carriage driving. Over 300 color photographs from 2004-2005 show the wide diversity of driving horses, events, and turnouts in North America. By acclaimed horse photographer Bob Mischka. HB 167pp.
Horse Drawn Sleighs
By Susan Green
A comprehensive look at all types of sleighs. Offers full descriptions, detailed drawings, and over 250 illustrations. Also included is a section covering essays on early sleighs and sleighing. PB 263 pp.
The Marshall Collection: Horse-Drawn Commercial Vehicles
with commentary by Ken Wheeling
A unique collection in New Hampshire devoted to commercial vehicles that transported goods and services from the 18th to the early 20th century. Delivery vehicles, farm wagons, sleighs, passenger vehicles, pumpers, and circus wagons are included. Full-color photos and excellent descriptions feature over 90 distinctive vehicles from the US, Canada, and England. HB 189pp.
Standard References for Traditional Drivers: Carriage and Harness Care
by the Carriage Association of America
Volume V in this educational series outlines the proper maintenance, care, and storage of driving equipment. Includes sound advice for protecting your investment in carriages and harness. PB 12 pp.
Driving Horse-Drawn Carriages for Pleasure
by Francis Underhill
A reprint of the classic 1897 guide on coaching, tandem driving, pleasure carriages, stables, livery, and harness. Included are 124 vintage photos that depict a variety of well turned out vehicles. PB 164 pp.