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Creator:
Youatt, William, 1776-1847, author.
Title:
The horse / by William Youatt ; together with a general history of the horse ; a dissertation on the American trotting horse, how trained and jockeyed, an account of his remarkable performances ; and an essay on the ass and the mule, by J.S. Skinner, Assistant Post Master General, and editor of the Turf Register.
Edition:
A new edition, with numerous illustrations
Published/Created:
Philadelphia : Lea and Blanchard, for G.W. Gorton, 1847.
©1843.
Physical Description:
448 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
SF285.Y68 H67 1847
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
With a lithographed frontispiece drawn on stone by Augustus Kollner, after J.F. Herring; printed by Thomas Sinclair. Also with 58 wood engravings within the text.
With a large wood-engraved vignette on the title page.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary dark brown half morocco with marbled boards. Inscribed: Robert Perkins, Owls nest.
Subject Terms:
Asses and mules.
Gorton, G. W. -- Publisher.
Horses -- Diseases.
Horses -- Training.
Horses.
Perkins, Robert -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1847.
Wood engravings -- 1847.
Contributors:
Skinner, John S. (John Stuart), 1788-1851. Essay on the ass and the mule.
Herring, J. F. (John Frederick), 1795-1865, illustrator.
Sinclair, Thomas S., approximately 1805-1881, lithographer.
Kollner, Augustus, 1813-1906, lithographer.
Lea & Blanchard, printer.
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