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Bracken, Henry, 1697–1764

Farriery improved, or, A complete treatise on the art of farriery : wherein are fully explained, the nature and structure of that useful creature, a horse : with the diseases and accidents he is liable to : and the methods of cure : exemplified by ten elegant cuts, each the full figure of a horse, describing all the various parts of that noble animal : likewise, rules for breeding and training of colts, practical receipts for the cure of common distempers incident to oxen, cows, calves, sheep, lambs, hogs, &c. : to which is prefixed, ten minutes' advice to the purchasers of horses / by Henry Bracken, M.D.

Additional Title(s):

Farriery improved

Complete treatise of the art of farriery

Second American edition.
Philadelphia : Printed for Mathew Carey, no. 118, Market-Street, by Stephen C. Ustick, Jan. 11, 1798.
Physical Description:
iv, [1], 6-144 pages, [10] leaves of plates (8 folded) : illustrations ; 15 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF951.B73 F37 1798
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Includes index.
Signatures: A-F⁶ ²E-F⁹ G-H⁹ (gathering G missigned E).
Edition statement transposed from head of title.
The plate "The age of a horse by its teeth" is signed: Drawn and engraved by E. Martin, from the bones.
Evans, C. American bibliography, 33449
National Library of Medicine (U.S.). Early American medical imprints, 265
BAC: British Art Center copy: bound in contemporary brown half calf, and marbled board covers. In tan cloth slip-case.
Subject Terms:
Horses -- Early works to 1800.
Livestock -- Diseases -- Early works to 1800.
Veterinary medicine -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1798.
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839, publisher.
Ustick, Stephen Clegg, 1773-1837, printer.

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