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The Illustrated Horse Management containing descriptive remarks upon Anatomy, Medicine, Shoeing, Teeth, Food, Vices, Stables.

Mayhew, Edward

Published by Lippincott, Philadelphia, 1864
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition. Thich octavo in pebbled brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt with front cover stamped with image of a horse in a field. 548 pp. with index, 12 pp. publisher's catalog at rear. Illustrated with more than 400 engravings (full page and in the text) from original designs made expressly for this work. Includes also comments on grooms, dealers, breeders, breakers, and trainers as well as sections on carriages and harnesses. A tight example, front cover gilt design bright, text block bright. some sunning to the spine strip and related dulling to the lettering. Small contemporary ownership stamp of a Philadlephia veterinary surgeon top corner of front free endpaper and again at the title page and with a later (1895) signature of that doctor's son. A handsome example. Bookseller Inventory # E15551B

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Title: The Illustrated Horse Management containing ...

Publisher: Lippincott, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1864

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First edition

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