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Mason, Richard, active 1808–1861?

The gentleman's new pocket farrier : comprising a general description of the noble and useful animal, the horse : with modes of management in all cases, and treatment in disease / by Richard Mason, M.D., formerly of Surry County, Virginia ; to which is added a prize essay on mules ; an appendix, containing recipes for diseases of horses, oxen, cows, calves, sheep, dogs, swine, etc. etc. ; with Annals of the turf, American stud-book, rules for training, racing, etc. ; with a supplement, comprising an essay on domestic animals, especially the horse ; with remarks on treatment and breeding ; together with trotting and racing tables, showing the best time on record, at one, two, three, and four mile heats ; pedigrees of winning horses, since 1839 ; and of the most celebrated stallions and mares ; with useful calving and lambing tables, &c. &c. by J.S. Skinner ...

Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1854.
Physical Description:
415, [1], 101, [1] pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285 .M37 1854
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Includes wood-engraved plates and wood-engraved head- and tail-pieces.
"Mason's Farrier and stud-book, new edition."--Head of title page.
Includes index.
The "Supplement to Mason and Hind's popular system of farriery," 101 pages at end (with separate title page) is signed continuously with the primary sequence.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary quarter leather and black cloth. Publisher's advertisements, [10] pages at end, not included in pagination.
Subject Terms:
Horses -- Diseases.
Veterinary medicine.
Wood engravings -- 1854.
Publisher advertisements.
Skinner, John S. (John Stuart), 1788-1851. Supplement to Mason and Hind's popular system of farriery.
Lippincott, Grambo & Co., publisher.

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