Horses & Practical Horse-Keeping

By: Barton, Frank Townend, M.R.C.V.S.

Price: $48.00

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Book Condition: Good +

An exhaustive 1st edition compendium, much pertaining to horse health and ailments. A rare volume in green pictorial cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips. Book is approx 6" x 8.5" x 3" thick. Titles worn on cover, appears as if something has spilled at one time taking some of the layers of white letting with it but it is still legible (see pic). Inner hinges fine, page block sound and tight but occasionally wavy from past moisture but there is no musty smell. Contents include: The Shire and the Cart Horse, The Clydesdale Horse, The Suffolk, Remarks on Van and Cross-Bred Horses, The Cleveland Bay, The Yorkshire Coach-Horse, The British Thoroughbred as it is To-Day, On the Breeding of Racehorses, The Hunter, General Hints on Jumping, The Hackney, Cobs and Ponies, Foreign Breeds of Horses, The Buying of Blood-Stock, Histories of some Celebrated Horses, The Antiquity of the Horse, The Arabian Horse, The American Trotter, Polo Ponies, Vices and Objectionable Habits of Horses in and out of the Stable, Breaking for Saddle, Horsemanship, The Age of the Horse, In the Harness and Saddle-Room, Stables and Stable Management, Carriage of Horses by Rail, Structure of the Skeleton of a Horse, Purchasing Horses, Lameness, Injuries Arising Through Defective Action, Law in Relation to Horses, Diseases Affecting Bones, Fractures and Dislocations, Sprained and Inflamed Tendons, Anatomical Outlines of the Foot, Diseases of the Foot, Ailments Especially Affecting Foals and Colts, Specific Diseases, Constitutional or Systematic Diseases, Diseases Affecting Brood Mares, The Digestive Apparatus and Diseases Affecting Same, Diseases of the Liver, Some Affections of the Respiratory Organs, Affections of the Urinary Organs, The Nervous System, Hernia or Ruptures, Skin Complaints, The Eye and Eye Affections, Wounds and Their Treatment, Mineral and Vegetable Poisons - Their Recognition and Antidotes, Some Drugs and Their Uses: Also Their Doses and Recipes, Index.

Title: Horses & Practical Horse-Keeping

Author Name: Barton, Frank Townend, M.R.C.V.S.

Illustrator: Illustrated


Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NY, Macmillan: 1912

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good +

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7

Seller Id: 28632