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Miles, W. J. (William J.)
Modern practical farriery : a complete guide to all that relates to the horse, its history, varieties, and uses : breaking, training, feeding, stabling, and grooming : how to buy, keep and treat a horse in health and disease, etc. etc. : forming a complete system of the veterinary art, as at present practised at the Royal Veterinary College, London / by W.J. Miles, M.R.C.V.S.L. ; with numerous illustrations and a series of anatomical plates, engraved from original drawings from nature, by Benjamin Herring, Esq. ; to which is added an essay on the diseases and management of cattle, sheep, and pigs by J.L. Lupton, M.R.C.V.S.
London : William Mackenzie, 69 Ludgate Hill, E.C. : Glasgow, and Edinburgh, 1885.
Physical Description:
[2], 536, vii, [1], iv, 96 pages, 39 leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF753 .M55 1885+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Illustrations after Benjamin Herring.
With an added chromolithographed title page.
MUDD Uzfy11 +885M: Imperfect: front. and some other plates wanting.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary black half morocco, and brown morocco; gold stamped on front and back covers, gold lettering on spine: "Miles' Farriery Illustrated", blind stamped on spine, all edges marbled.
Subject Terms:
Domestic animals -- Diseases.
Domestic animals -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Horses -- Diseases.
Veterinary medicine -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Lithographs -- 1885.
Chromolithographs -- 1885.
Herring, Benjamin, 1830-1871, illustrator.
Mackenzie, William $c (Publisher), publisher.
Lupton, James Irvine. Diseases and management of cattle, sheep, and pigs.

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