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, , 101,  pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsSF285 .M37 1854Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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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.
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,  pages at end, not included in pagination.
- Subject Terms:
- Horses -- Diseases.Horses.Veterinary medicine.
- Wood engravings -- 1854.
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