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Mason, Richard, active 1808–1861?

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.

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.
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
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285 .M37 1828
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
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 (3rd ed.), 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.
Veterinary medicine.
Engravings -- 1828.
Wood engravings -- 1828.
Cottom, Peter, -1849, printer, publisher.

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