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Mason, Richard, active 1808-1861? author.

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, or on a journey, the construction and management of stables, different marks for ascertaining the age of a horse : 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 ; to which is added a prize essay on mules and 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 addenda, containing annals of the turf, American stud book, rules for training, racing, &c.

Fifth edition, with additions.
Richmond : Printed by Peter Cottom, and for sale a his book store, near the Eagle Hotel, 1830.
Physical Description:
388 pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 18 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285 .M37 1830
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Checklist Amer. imprints, 2460
"A dissertation on the mule. With the view of promoting an improvement in the breed, and of demonstrating the utility of employing him as a substitute for the horse, in the labours of husbandry, canals, &c. By Samuel Wyllys Pomeroy": p. 162-194; "Rules & regulations of the Richmond Jockey Club": p. [370]-376.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary tree calf. Presentation inscription: From W.H.H. Taylor to B. Harrison.
Subject Terms:
Harrison, B. -- Presentation inscription from W.H.H. Taylor.
Horses -- Diseases.
Horses -- United States -- Pedigrees.
Richmond Jockey Club.
Taylor, W.H.H. -- Presentation inscription to B. Harrison.
Veterinary medicine.
Prize essays.
Engravings -- 1830.
Pomeroy, Samuel Wyllys, 1802-1882. Dissertation on the mule.
Cottom, Peter, -1849, printer, publisher.
Richmond Jockey Club.

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