Our latest listing, Catalogue 58: Carriage Books from the Collection of Deirdre H. Pirie, can be viewed under Catalogues & Lists. It offers over 170 books, catalogues, and ephemera from the 18th-20th centuries, many of them quite scarce. Thanks for looking!

The Practical Horse Keeper [an original edition]
Fleming, George

The Practical Horse Keeper [an original edition]

Fleming, George. The Practical Horse Keeper. London: L. Upcott Gill / NY: Scribner, n.d. [1910-20?; 1st pub. London 1886]. xii, 264p + 20p of publisher's ads; several ills. (2 folding). Good sturdy hardcover (gilt-stamped cover). ** A little bit of everything, by the principal veterinary surgeon of the British army: choosing a horse, stabling, feeding, hunting, driving, "the family pony," shoeing, diseases, etc. With a chapter on the ass and mule; one of the first English books to treat these equines. (Wells 2514) (Item ID: 15287)


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