Sample, H. The Horse and Dog: Not as They Are But as They Should Be.... With an Elaborate and Scientific Essay on Horse-Shoeing.... [San Francisco, 1882?] 280, vii p, over 100 line ills. Very good bright hardcover, stamped in gilt (back cover lightly spotted). ** Subtitle continues: "Old and erroneous theories relative to the management of the horse brought face to face with the facts of the nineteenth century." Hamilton Sample was one of the popular 19th-century horse tamers. This book treats management, diseases, telling the age by teeth, teaching tricks to horses, etc. Also contains a long text by George Fleming, "A Valuable Essay on Horse-Shoeing," pp. 121-220. Some material on diseases of dogs and on teaching tricks to dogs, but emphasizes horses. (Wells 6605).