A classic on horses and their care, with sections on horse racing, rules and history, and individual racehorses and their histories. Plus a section on cattle, sheep and pigs.
Title page reads:
"A complete guide on all that relates to the horse, its history, variety and uses-Breaking, Training, Feeding, Stabling and Grooming-How to Buy, Keep and Treat a Horse in Health and Disease...forming a Complete System of the Veterinary Art, as at present Practised at the Royal Veterinary College, London. By W.J.Miles, M.R.C.V.S.L., with numerous illustrations and a series of anatomical plates, engraved from the original drawings from nature, by Benjamin Herring, Esq.,to which is added an essay on the Diseases and management of Cattle, Sheep and Pigs by J.L.Lupton, M.R.C.V.S.L."
A few of the plates are in colour.
Some marks to covers. The front cover is loosening. Contents lightly browned. Some of the colour is beginning to fade. Otherwise free of spotting etc.
Extra postage due to size and weight.