CARRIAGES FOR AN OWNER'S DRIVING.
We will now take up the leading types of fourwheel carriages which are intended for an owner's individual driving.
The mail phai~ton (Plate TAI) heads the list of such carriao•es, and is and has been for many years the highest type of vehicle for the purpose. It was first intro. duced early in the tinge of George IV as a vehicle for city use, and later was employed extensively in making long journeys. It is capacious and thorou,'lhly couifortable, hangini, as it does, on leather robbins with platform springs, and is undoubtedly the most luxurious carrla,e of its hind in existence. It is properly a very large velhicle, and requires horses ineasnrinlg sixteen hands or over, with a great deal of quality and good level action, which can do at least twelve miles an hour. For driving in the bark two servants should be carried, both, properly speaking, in grooms' liveries. This carriage, being one of the most dignified in type, must never be turned out carelessly. Tine harness is much the same as that for the folly-in-hand park wheel, and requires in town the use of full bearing, reins