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The Gentleman's Farriery; Or A PRACTICAL TREATISE on the Diseases of HORSES

£79.99

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Full title; "The Gentleman's Farriery; Or A PRACTICAL TREATISE on the Diseases of HORSES; Whereby the best Writers on that Subject have been consulted; and M. La Fosse's Method of Trepanning Glandered Horses Is particularly considered and improved: ALSO A new Method of Nicking HORSES is recommended; with a Copper-Plate and Description of the Machine. To which is added an Appendix. Treating 1 Of Particular DISORDERS of the FEET. 2 OBSERVATIONS on Shoeing HORSES. With proper CUTS.. By J BARTLET, SURGEON. The TENTH EDITION, revised".

Contains advice on a wide range of matters including bleeding, purging, treatments of fevers, diseases and "venomous bites from vipers and mad dogs", and shoeing; and includes detailed recipes for treatment preparations. Fascinating both historically and for its coverage of contemporary veterinary care.

Published London 1782. 370 pages plus index. Includes frontispiece engraving and several fold-out engraved anatomical plates. Leather covered board covers with bumping to corners and slight splits to spine. Previous owner's signatures (1829 and 1961) inside front cover and partly erased pencil inscription. Binding slightly loose inside covers. Paper discoloured consonant with age but very little foxing. Overall good to very good condition for its age.

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Author(s):
J Bartlet
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
370
Title:
The Gentleman's Farriery; Or A PRACTICAL TREATISE on the Diseases of HORSES

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Full title; "The Gentleman's Farriery; Or A PRACTICAL TREATISE on the Diseases of HORSES; Whereby the best Writers on that Subject have been consulted; and M. La Fosse's Method of Trepanning Glandered Horses Is particularly considered and improved: ALSO A new Method of Nicking HORSES is recommended; with a Copper-Plate and Description of the Machine. To which is added an Appendix. Treating 1 Of Particular DISORDERS of the FEET. 2 OBSERVATIONS on Shoeing HORSES. With proper CUTS.. By J BARTLET, SURGEON. The TENTH EDITION, revised".

Contains advice on a wide range of matters including bleeding, purging, treatments of fevers, diseases and "venomous bites from vipers and mad dogs", and shoeing; and includes detailed recipes for treatment preparations. Fascinating both historically and for its coverage of contemporary veterinary care.

Published London 1782. 370 pages plus index. Includes frontispiece engraving and several fold-out engraved anatomical plates. Leather covered board covers with bumping to corners and slight splits to spine. Previous owner's signatures (1829 and 1961) inside front cover and partly erased pencil inscription. Binding slightly loose inside covers. Paper discoloured consonant with age but very little foxing. Overall good to very good condition for its age.

Author(s):
J Bartlet
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
370
Title:
The Gentleman's Farriery; Or A PRACTICAL TREATISE on the Diseases of HORSES

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