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Badcock, John, active 1816–1830

Conversations on conditioning : the grooms' oracle, and pocket stable-directory : in which the management of horses generally, as to health, dieting, and exercise, are considered, in a series of familiar dialogues, between two grooms engaged in training horses to their work / with notes, and an appendix, including extracts from the receipt book of John Hinds, V.S. ; author of "The Veterinary Surgeon."

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Grooms' oracle, and pocket stable-directory

London : Printed for the author, for Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 23, Paternoster Row : and Hurst, Chance, and Co. 65, St. Paul's-Church-Yard, 1829.
[London] : Marchant, printer, Ingram-Court, Fenchurch-Street
Physical Description:
xii, 274, [1] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285.3 .B32 1829
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
John Hinds is a pseudonym of John Badcock.
Frontispiece engraved by J. Brown, after Samuel Alken.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publisher's advertisement: [1] page at end.
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 133
Huth, F.H. Works on horses and equitation, 109
Buckley, A.K. The Keeneland Association Library, 8
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's brown quarter cloth and tan paper covered boards. White paper label printed in black on spine. In tan cloth slip-case; dark brown leather label with gold lettering on spine.
Subject Terms:
Adams, Joseph -- Stamp and inscription.
Clark, Robert Sterling, d. 1956 -- Ownership.
Horses -- Diseases.
Horses -- Training.
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1829.
Publishers' advertisements.
Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, publisher.
Hurst, Chance and Co., publisher.
Marchant, W., printer.
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815, illustrator.

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