Our Friend the Horse

Barton, Frank Townend. Our Friend the Horse: A Complete Practical Guide to All That Is Known about Every Breed of Horse in the World. London: Dean & Son, n.d. [1900]. 2nd ptg. (1st pub. 1898). 278p + 4p of publisher's ads, many photos and line ills. Fair hardcover: covers stained, bottom of spine chipped, some pages stained or foxed; occasional penciling by former owner. Binding sound. ** Chapters on many breeds--draft, hunter, Hackney and other harness horses, American trotting horse, Thoroughbred, polo pony, British and other ponies, ass and mule, and short texts on many foreign breeds (from Persia to Norway). Also chapters on anatomy and conformation, care and management, and horsemanship. An interesting look at the state of (mis)information about equine breeds at that time. (Wells 556). Item #10643

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