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Creator:
Cecil, author.
Title(s):

The stud farm, or, Hints on breeding for the turf, the chase, and the road : addressed to breeders of race-horses and hunters, to landed proprietors, and especially to tenant farmers / by Cecil.

Additional Title(s):

Stud farm

Published/Created:
Hints on breeding for the turf, the chase, and the road
London : Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851.
London : Spottiswoodes and Shaw, New-Street Square, [1851]
Physical Description:
xiii, [3], 202 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF291.C43 S78 1851 Copy 1
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF291.C43 S78 1851 Copy 2
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Frontispiece engraved by Edward Hacker.
With one wood engraving within the text.
Podeschi, J. Horse and horsemanship, 185
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary red three-quarter morocco and red marbled paper covered boards. Ms inscription: J.G. Grimwood.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 bound in contemporary quarter calf and dark green cloth. Pictorial stamping of gold mare and foal on front cover. Publisher's advertisements are printed on front and rear pastedowns. Bookplate: Harry Worcester Smith.
Subject Terms:
Grimwood, J.G. -- Autograph.
Horses -- Breeding -- Great Britain.
Race horses -- Breeding -- Great Britain.
Smith, Harry Worcester -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Steel engravings -- 1851.
Wood engravings -- 1851.
Publisher's advertisements.
Contributors:
Hacker, Edward, 1813-1905, engraver.
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, publisher.
Spottiswoodes and Shaw, printer.
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  • I. Motives for breeding. Site of building and paddocks
  • II. Selection of mares
  • III. Barren and other mares
  • IV. Stallions
  • V. Treatment of mares in foal and with foal
  • VI. Foals after weaning
  • VII. Yearlings, two years old, and others
  • VIII. Breaking
  • IX. Physic
  • X. Shoeing
  • XI. Cultivation and management of land
  • XII. Food, its properties and effects.

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