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Creator:
Mason, Richard, active 1808-1861?, author.
Title(s):

The gentleman's new pocket farrier : comprising a general description of the noble and useful animal, the horse; together with the quickest and simplest mode of fattening : necessary treatment while undergoing excessive fatigue : also, a concise account of the diseases to which the horse is subject : with such remedies as long experience has proved to be effectual / by Richard Mason.

Edition:
Fourth edition / enlarged and improved : to which is added an appendix, containing observations and receipts for the cure of most of the common distempers incident to horses, oxen, cows, calves, sheep, lambs, swine, dogs, &c. : selected from different authors : also, an adenda, containing annals of the turf, or Virginia stud book.
Published/Created:
Richmond : Printed by Peter Cottom and for sale at his law and miscellaneous book store near the Eagle Hotel, 1828.
Physical Description:
300 pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285 .M37 1828
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally published in 1811 as The gentleman's new pocket companion. Peter Cottom bought the rights and changed the title in subsequent editions to The gentleman's new pocket farrier. See: Henderson.
Henderson, R.W. Early American sport, 122
Podeschi, J.B. Books on the horse and horsemanship, 132
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary sprinkled calf; rebacked.
Subject Terms:
Horses -- Diseases.
Horses.
Veterinary medicine.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1828.
Wood engravings -- 1828.
Contributors:
Cottom, Peter, -1849, printer, publisher.
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