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Creator:
Badcock, John, active 1816-1830, author.
Title:
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 / by John Hinds, V.S. ... ; from the second London edition, with notes and an appendix, including extracts from the receipt book of the author.
Published/Created:
Philadelphia : E.L. Carey and A. Hart : sold by J. Grigg, Philadelphia ; G. & C. & H. Cavill and Collins & Hannay, New York : Carter, Hendee & Babcock, Boston : W. & J. Neal, Baltimore : and Thompson & Homans, Washington, 1831.
Physical Description:
xii, [1], 13-228, [2] pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285.3 .B33 1831
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Frontispiece illustration by Samuel Alken.
"John Hinds" is a pseudonym of John Badcock.
Error in paging: p. 130 misnumbered 13.
Checklist Amer. imprints 5851
Publisher's advertisement, pages [229-230].
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary brown calf, rebacked. Bookplate: John Stuart Groves. Ink stamps: Edwd. Bayard; Marshall G. Hill, Afton, N.Y.
Includes index.
Subject Terms:
Bayard, Edward -- Stamp.
Groves, John Stuart -- Bookplate.
Hall, Marshall G. -- Stamp.
Horses -- Diseases.
Horses -- Training.
Horses.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1831.
Publisher's advertisments.
Contributors:
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815, engraver.
Grigg, John, 1792-1864, bookseller.
Carey & Hart, publisher.
G. & C. & H. Carvill (Firm), bookseller.
Collins & Hannay, bookseller.
Carter, Hendee & Babcock, bookseller.
W. & J. Neal (Firm), bookseller.
Thompson & Homans, bookseller.
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