N.p. [San Francisco?]: [Author], n.d. [1882?]. First edition. Hardcover (original cloth, gilt stamped). 280, vii p, over 100 line ills. Very good (back cover lightly spotted). Item #2938
Subtitle continues: "Old and erroneous theories relative to the management of the horse brought face to face with the facts of the nineteenth century. Together with an elaborate and scientific essay on horse-shoeing; also, the ordinary diseases of horses and dogs, and their treatment . . . and a full explanation as to how horses and dogs are taught numerous tricks." Hamilton Sample was one of the popular 19th-century horse tamers. The long text on shoeing (pp. 121-220) is by George Fleming. (Wells 6605).