12mo, pp. vii, , 234, xvii, [1 (blank)], with 14 plates (of which 4 hand-coloured); pl. 5 as frontispiece; slight foxing, damp-stain to later leaves; a very good copy in contemporary speckled calf, borders filleted in gilt, spine gilt-ruled in compartments, gilt red morocco lettering-piece in one, board-edges roll-tooled in gilt; lightly rubbed, corners minimally bumped, splits to joints; nineteenth-century manuscript notes in pencil to front flyleaf and frontispiece verso.
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A Compendium of the veterinary Art, containing an accurate Description of all the Diseases to which the Horse is liable, their Symptoms and Treatment, the Anatomy and Physiology of the Foot, illustrated by Plates, with Observations on Shoeing and on Stable Management … the sixth Edition, corrected.
Sixth edition. Evidently a successful text, further editions appeared soon after the work’s first publication and would eventually be expanded into four volumes (the present edition is often found accompanied by The materia medica and pharmacopoeia).
Dingley 667; not in Mellon.
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