1857. Item #3871
Dadd, George H. The Anatomy and Physiology of the Horse: With Anatomical and Questional Illustrations [etc.]. Boston: John P. Jewett 1857. x, 291p + many ills. on 20 uncolored engraved pls. Good hardcover, in original binding (horse skeleton gilt-stamped on front, blind-stamped on back). Covers stained, spine worn (ca. 1/2 inch chipped away from backstrip). Some browning and foxing. The plates, protected by guardsheets, are generally nice and clean. Bookplate of an unspecified "Agricultural Library." ** This ambitious work was the first American book on equine anatomy.