Full leather. Rubbing to edges. Cracks along gutters but boards still tightly attached. Corners bumped and worn. Spine ends missing approximately 1/4" each. A few thin cracks across spine leather. Near fine text including a horse shoe fold-out. PO bookplate with the name John Powell, Preesgwane. Two pages of ads in the rear for the author's horse medications. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Compendium of Practical and Experimental ...
Publisher: G. G. and J. Robinson and G. Kearsley
Publication Date: 1796
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Printed by P. Norbury, for G.G. and J. Robinson and G. Kearsley London, Brentford, (England), 1796. One of several editions from that year (others printed in London, Dublin, and Boston). 8vo. 274, (2, ad leaf for the author's horse medicines) pp. Engraved frontispiece; half-title. The author was a popular writer on horse related matters, publishing a number of books and contributing to periodicals, almanacs, etc. OCLC locates but eight copies of this edition, two in the United States (Yale, California State Library). Very good. Contemporary calf (hinges cracking along upper edges), gilt rules and label on spine. (#4736). Seller Inventory # 57784