1833. Item #15779
Hinds, John, pseud. [John Badcock]. The Veterinary Surgeon: or, Farriery Taught on a New and Easy Plan;... Philadelphia: John Grigg 1833. 224p (+ 1 leaf of publisher's ads), several line ills. + 3 folding pls. as called for. Good hardcover, rebound in modern cloth with original leather spine label. More or less foxed throughout, especially the outer pages. Folding frontispiece of the horse's skeleton is trimmed at the top, with loss to the skull. ** This popular manual is subtitled "a treatise on all the diseases and accidents to which the horse is liable;...with instructions to the shoeing-smith, farrier, and groom,...." "With considerable additions and improvements, particularly adapted to this country," by Thomas M. Smith. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.