HORSES Diseases EQUINE 1845 Leather FARMING Maintenance FERRIERS American RARE

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 22, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
The horse : with numerous illustrations together with a general history of the horse : a dissertation on the American trotting horse, how trained and jockeyed : an account of his remarkable performances : and an essay on the ass and the mule by J.S. Skinner Youatt, William. Edited by Skinner, Joel S. Philadelphia : Porter & Coates, [1845]. Nice leatherbound copy of this equine classic. Pages show browning, some leaves missing; book begins in Table of Contents (xi) and ends at page 432, with some torn away in rear. Pagination according to Worldcat calls for xvi, 17-448 pp. Covers show some rubbing and bumping but in nice lightly weathered shape. Pages lightly browned, again, some missing but full of woodcut illustrations, everything pertaining to equine maintenance and care. Heavy stain on rear board. Nearly complete, a nice reader.